On Friday, March 6, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Eastern the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Alliance for Health Reform are hosting a briefing to review the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Speakers will answer and discuss critical ACA questions, such as:
- What are the key provisions of the ACA?
- How did the ACA extend coverage to the uninsured?
- How does the ACA impact private and public insurance coverage, marketplaces and employer-sponsored coverage?
- What is the role for states?
- What are the requirements on employers and individuals?
- How was Medicaid changed by the ACA and then the Supreme Court?
- How is the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) affected?
Moderated by KFF’s Diane Rowland and the Alliance’s Ed Howard, Friday’s discussion will include:
- Jennifer Tolbert, director of state health reform, Kaiser Family Foundation, will provide a broad overview of the key provisions in the ACA, including private and public coverage provisions, quality and delivery system reforms;
- Sabrina Corlette, research professor and project director at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, will address the changes in private insurance, requirements on individuals, the creation of marketplaces and the implications of the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case on subsidies;
- Paul Fronstin, director of the Health Research and Education Program, Employee Benefit Research Institute, will explain employer-sponsored coverage and requirements; and
- Charlene Frizzera, senior advisor, Leavitt Partners, and former CMS acting administrator, will address the Medicaid and CHIP provisions in the ACA
Here's a link to registration information.