Congressional Briefing on Health Care Costs in America

12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.          Welcome and Introductions

  • Mary Ella Payne, R.N., MSPH
    Acting President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy
  • Lori Reilly, J.D.
    Executive Vice President, Policy, Research, and Membership, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
  • Shawn Martin
    Senior Vice President, Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy, American Academy of Family Physicians


12:10 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.          Panelist Opening Remarks

  • Gerard F. Anderson, Ph.D.
    Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Medicine

  • Joanna Hiatt Kim, M.A.
    Vice President, Payment Policy, American Hospital Association
  • Dan Leonard, M.A.
    President, National Pharmaceutical Council
  • Damon Francis, M.D.
    Chief Medical Officer, Health Leads
  • Glenn Rodriguez, M.D.
    Board Chair, CareOregon; Adjunct Associate Professor, Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Moderator: Elisabeth Rosenthal, M.D., M.A.
    Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News 

12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                         Question and Answer Session