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Friday, February 5 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A National Discussion: Growing Consumer Concerns About Drug Pricing

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Key health care stakeholders will paint a picture of the growing problem of rising prescription drug prices, and discuss the merits of possible solutions to address this issue.

Moderator
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Caitlin Morris

Program Director for Health System Transformation, Families USA
Caitlin Morris is the Health System Transformation Program Director at Families USA. Her work focuses on improving health care delivery and quality through evidence-based medicine, care coordination, patient-centered outcomes research, health information technology (HIT), and quality measurement. She helps develop and direct Families USA’s policy priorities and advocacy initiatives related to payment reform, delivery reform, and quality... Read More →

Speakers
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Sarah Emond

Chief Operating Officer, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
Sarah Emond brings 15 years of experience in the business and policy of health care to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) as its first Chief Operating Officer. In that role, she is responsible for the strategic planning and operations of ICER. | | Before joining ICER, Ms. Emond was Principal at SKE Communications, a health policy and communications consultancy, where she provided strategic communications counsel and... Read More →
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Leigh Purvis

Health Services Research Director, AARP's Public Policy Research
Leigh Purvis is the Director of Health Services Research in AARP’s Public Policy Institute. She leads a team of policy analysts and researchers who work on health care issues that are relevant to the 50-plus population. In addition, Ms. Purvis heads the institute’s work on prescription drug and mental health issues. Her primary areas of expertise are prescription drug pricing, biologic drugs, and prescription drug coverage under Medicare. She... Read More →
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Topher Spiro

Vice President, Health Policy, Center for American Progress
Topher Spiro is Vice President for Health Policy at the Center for American Progress. He leads the Health Policy team, whose members include former Obama Administration official Zeke Emanuel, former Medicare Administrator Don Berwick, and Senator Tom Daschle (D-SD). Spiro’s work has been published in The New York Times, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlantic, Politico, The Hill, and the Annals of... Read More →


Friday February 5, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Regency Ballroom Ballroom Level