Medicare Part D Basics and Policy Options for Redesign

This briefing will clarify the defining characteristics of Medicare Part D including eligibility, coverage, and benefits. Attendees will understand the case for Medicare Part D redesign and the implications and tradeoffs of current policy options on beneficiaries and other stakeholders.

A Year in Review: America’s Fight Against COVID-19

Expert panelists delved into where America stands in public health a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. They discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped clinical care, state preparedness, and the individual consumer experience and shed light on promising frameworks and infrastructures being built today to protect Americans from a major public health emergency tomorrow. 

Medicare Solvency Projections and Potential Policy Solutions

This briefing provided an overview of the Medicare Trust Funds, the nuances of solvency, and the consequences of not resolving funding shortfalls. Panelists explored short- and long-term policy options to address solvency and offer equitable access, as well as the potential impacts on providers, plans, and most importantly, Medicare beneficiaries.

Fellowship Host Site (Unpaid)

If you have a funded fellowship or scholarship and are looking for a host organization, the Alliance welcomes attentive and proactive students interested in health policy to join our team as a fellow.

Post Election Symposium: Day 2

Sessions on Day 2 of the Post Election Symposium included a fireside chat with futurist Ian Morrison and leaders from the ground discussed the long-term vision for rebuilding the health system.

Post Election Symposium: Day 1

Sessions on Day 1 of the Post Election Symposium provided an analysis of the election results and potential impacts for health care and a discussion on the gaps in our health care system that COVID-19 exposed.

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Two days after the oral arguments for Texas v. California, this panel will provide an overview of the arguments and questions posed while also addressing procedural next steps.

Day 2: Navigating the Current System

Day 2 of our Voice of the Patient Summit, a program of the 2020 Signature Series, will explore successful mechanisms to support patients navigate the current, highly complex health care system and foster independence in decision making.

Summit: Voice of the Patient

During this Summit, we will examine the patient’s voice across several levels of health care design, delivery, and measurement. This event is part of our ongoing 2020 Signature Series focusing on the Voice of the Patient.

Pandemic Flexibilities in Long-Term Care

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed both new and longstanding needs of long-term care patients. Experts will overview the recent changes, remaining gaps, and benefits and risks to long-term care patients, caregivers, providers, and payers.