Summer Program

Courses

Monday, july 21: The arrival of the aca

Welcome and opening remarks

  • Tim Westmoreland, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law
  • Sabrina Corlette, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University

The Origins of Health Insurance in the US

  • Judy Feder, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

The Laboratory of the States:  Health Reform in Massachusetts and Others

  • Linda Blumberg, Urban Institute

The Passage of the ACA

  • Julie Rovner, Kaiser Family Foundation

Overview of the Statute

  • Tim Westmoreland, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law

The ACA in the Courts

  • Tim Jost, Washington & Lee Law School


tuesday, july 22: medicaid and the aca

Medicaid Then

  • Andy Schneider, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HHS
  • Tim Westmoreland, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law

Medicaid Now—Expansion and Experimentation

  • Marybeth Musumeci, Kaiser Family Foundation

Medicaid Implementation

  • Joan Alker, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

Medicaid and Its Beneficiaries

  • Mara Youdelman, National Health Law Program


wednesday, July 23: Private insurance and the aca

Overview of Exchanges, Tax Credits, and Mandates

  • Sabrina Corlette, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University
  • Kevin Lucia, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University

Exchanges and Market Reforms

  • Sarah Dash, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
  • Justin Giovannelli, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

Affordability Programs—Tax Credits and Cost-sharing Reduction

  • Judy Solomon, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
  • Karen Pollitz, Kaiser Family Foundation

Implementation of Exchanges-Case Study

  • Leighton Ku, Trachtenberg School of Public Policy, George Washington University
  • Philip Barlow, DC Department of Insurance
  • Debra Curtis, DC Health Benefit Exchange
  • Kevin Lucia, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University

The ACA and the Economy

  • John Holohan, Urban Institute

 

thursday, July 24: Effects of the aca

State and Federal Regulation of Insurance

  • David Cusano, McCourt School
  • Elena Lynett, Employee Benefits Service Administration, Department of Labor
  • Robert Imes, Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, HHS
  • Brian Webb, National Association of Insurance Commissioners

The ACA and Income Inequality

  • Henry Aaron, Brookings Institution

The ACA and Women’s Health

  • Ruth Katz, Aspen Institute

The ACA and People with Special Health Care Needs

  • Jeff Crowley, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law
  • Katie Keith, Trimpa Group
  • Laura Skopec, American Cancer Society

The ACA and Immigrants

  • Sonya Schwartz, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University

 

friday, july 25: What's next with the aca?

Upcoming Issues in the ACA

  • Sheila Burke, Baker Donelson
  • Jack Ebeler, Health Policy Alternatives

Congressional Oversight of the ACA

  • Sean Hayes, House Energy and Commerce Committee
  • Madhu Chugh, WilmerHale

Lawyering the ACA

  • William Schultz, General Counsel, HHS

The Political Future of the ACA

  • Jocelyn Moore, Senate Finance
  • Rodney Whitlock, Senator Grassley
  • Amy Hall, House Energy and Commerce

Opening Questions and Discussion

  • Tim Westmoreland, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law
  • Sabrina Corlette, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University
  • Kevin Lucia, Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University