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Experts and Resources for Post-Supreme Court Decision


Wednesday, June 27, 2012

To help you assess the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Alliance for Health Reform has compiled a list of selected experts and websites. To download, go to http://ow.ly/bRWT3 Many others also will have interesting insights on the decision, but to keep the list manageable, we present only a few experts.

Also, please mark your calendar for the following Alliance for Health Reform briefings on the decision and its aftermath. Webcasts of both briefings will be available at www.allhealth.org within 48 hours of the events, thanks to the Kaiser Family Foundation:

Monday, July 9, 12:15 – 2 p.m., Room G-50, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
Health Care After the Supreme Court Decision: What’s Next?”
Cosponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation
Panelists: Sheila Burke, Harvard University; Christopher Jennings, Jennings Policy Strategies; Mary Beth Musumeci, Kaiser Family Foundation. Diane Rowland of the Kaiser Family Foundation and Ed Howard of the Alliance will co-moderate.

Thursday, July 19, Noon – 1:30 for reporters only, National Press Club, Washington, DC
“Story Ideas: Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Health Reform”
Cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Panelists: Michael Cannon, Cato Institute; John Reichard, CQ HealthBeat; Marilyn Werber Serafini, Kaiser Health News; Alan Weil, National Academy for State Health Policy. Ed Howard of the Alliance will moderate.

 

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