Summit on Health Care Costs in America


Keynote 1: Where Does the Money Go?

Jessica Banthin Congressional Budget Office, Health, Retirement, and Long Term Analysis Division, Deputy Assistant Director


Panel 1: Are we Spending on the Right Things?

Stacy Becker ReThink Health, Programs, Vice President

Rachel Block Milbank Memorial Fund, Program Officer

Tom Miller American Enterprise Institute, Resident Fellow

Joe Selby Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Executive Director


Panel 2: What do Consumers Really Want?

Mollyanne Brodie Executive Director, Public Opinion and Survey Research and Senior Vice President for Executive Operations, Kaiser Family Foundation

Robin Gelburd FAIR Health, President

James Gelfand ERISA Industry Committee, Health Policy, Senior Vice President

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Kirsten Sloan (moderator) Alliance for Health Policy, Board Member;

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Policy, Vice President


Keynote 2: What are some Emerging Trends and Disrupters?

Farzad Mostashari Aledade, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer


Panel 3: What are Feasible Policy Goals?

Doug Holtz-Eakin American Action Forum, President

Topher Spiro Center for American Progress, Health Policy, Vice President

Julie Rovner (moderator) Kaiser Health News, Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow and Chief Washington Correspondent



Drew Altman Kaiser Family Foundation, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Gerard Anderson Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Professor

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Joseph Antos American Enterprise Institute, Health Care and Retirement Policy, Wilson H. Taylor Scholar

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Shawn Bishop The Commonwealth Fund, Controlling Health Care Costs and Advancing Medicare, Vice President

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David Blumenthal The Commonwealth Fund, President

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Tom Bradely Congressional Budget Office, Chief

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Michael F. Cannon Cato Institute, Health Policy Studies, Director

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Michael Chernew Harvard Medical School, Health Care Policy, Professor

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Cynthia Cox Kaiser Family Foundation, Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance, Associate Director

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David Cutler Harvard University, Applied Economics, Otto Eckstein Professor

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Paul Ginsburg Brookings Institution, Health Policy Studies, Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair

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Stephen Heffler Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Health Statistics Group in the Office of the Actuary, Director

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John Holahan Urban Institute Health Policy Center, Institute Fellow

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Frederick Isasi Families USA, Executive Director

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Ashish Jha Harvard Global Health Institute, Professor

(617) 384-5367

Larry Levitt Kaiser Family Foundation, Special Initiatives, Senior Vice President

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Mark McClellan Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Director

(202) 621-2817

John Rother National Coalition on Health Care, President and Chief Executive Officer

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Cori Uccello American Academy of Actuaries, Senior Health Fellow

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