Reporter Briefing: Health Policy Ahead- Conversation with Congressional Staff

Top congressional health care staff will meet with reporters Wednesday, Sept. 9 to discuss what you need to know to cover health care policy in the fall and into 2016.

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.

With thanks to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for its support of this briefing.