Republican and Democratic health care staff members from both the House and Senate will brief reporters and take questions about upcoming health care policy issues. The speakers may address such topics as legislation on behavioral health, biomedical innovation (the House 21st Century Cures bill and the Senate medical innovation initiative), the Cadillac and medical device taxes and other possible action regarding the Affordable Care Act.
Nick Bath, chief health counsel, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Democratic staff.
Rodney Whitlock, health policy director, office of Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, a member of the Senate Finance Committee
Amy Hall, staff director, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, Democratic staff
James “J.P.” Paluskiewicz, deputy chief of staff, office of Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee
Marilyn Serafini of the Alliance will moderate.