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Thursday, February 4 • 8:30am - 10:30am
Next Steps in Health Reform: Defending Our Gains, and Improving Successful Policies

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Members of Congress, the Surgeon General of the United States, and the President of Planned Parenthood will map out the opportunities and challenges for health care in 2016 and beyond.


Moderator
avatar for Ron Pollack

Ron Pollack

Executive Director, Families USA
Ron Pollack is the Founding Executive Director of Families USA, the national organization for health care consumers. Families USA’s mission is to achieve high-quality, affordable health coverage for everyone in the U.S.Families USA’s numerous reports and analyses – on such matters as health coverage for the uninsured and underinsured, Medicaid, Medicare, prescription drug issues, long-term care, and others – are frequently... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL)

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL)

U.S. House of Representatives
Now in his 12th term, Luis V. Gutiérrez is the senior member of the Illinois delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is an experienced legislator and energetic spokesman on behalf of his constituents in Illinois’s Fourth District in the heart of Chicago, who first elected him to his seat in 1992. | | Representative Gutiérrez is nationally recognized for his tireless leadership championing of issues that are of particular... Read More →
avatar for Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM)

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM)

U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, a 12th-generation New Mexican, has dedicated her life to serving her community, fighting for seniors and veterans, and building an economy that works for all New Mexicans She has built a reputation—both in New Mexico and in Congress—as a hardworking representative who always puts her constituents first. | | During her first term, Representative Grisham stood up for veterans and their families... Read More →
avatar for Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over all tax and trade measures as well as Social Security and Medicare. He is the ranking member of the Subcommittee on Human Resources, which has jurisdiction over issues that relate to child care, child and family services, child support, foster care, adoption, and unemployment compensation. He is also a member of the Social Security... Read More →
avatar for Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, United States Surgeon General

Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, United States Surgeon General

Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, was confirmed on December 15, 2014, as the 19th United States Surgeon General. As “America’s Doctor,” Dr. Murthy is responsible for communicating to the public the best available scientific information on ways to improve personal and public health. He also oversees the operations of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, composed of approximately 6,700 uniformed health officers who serve in... Read More →
avatar for Cecile Richards

Cecile Richards

President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund
Cecile Richards is a nationally respected leader in the field of women’s health and reproductive rights. As President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Ms. Richards leads a movement that has worked for nearly 100 years to build a healthier and safer world for women and teens. Every year, approximately 700 Planned Parenthood affiliate health centers nationwide provide health care services to 2.7... Read More →


Thursday February 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:30am
Regency Ballroom Ballroom Level

Attendees (60)