Center for Health & Medical Affairs

Center for Health & Medical Affairs

The Impact of the 2012 Election: New Directions for Health Policy?

Wednesday, December 5, 5:15 PM
Sen. Dave Durenberger

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Presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Center for Health & Medical Affairs at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business.

The November election will have a major impact on the health care system of the United States. Will the Affordable Care Act survive in its current form? Will Medicare be changed into a premium support model? Former U.S. Senator Dave Durenberger will share his views on these issues and the impact of the presidential and congressional elections on the future of health care in America.

About the Speaker

Senator Dave Durenberger, J.D., is the senior health policy fellow at the University of St. Thomas. He served as a United States Senator for Minnesota from 1978-1995. During his time in office, he served on numerous key Senate committees including 16 years on the Finance Committee with responsibility for all Medicare, Medicaid and tax policy. He currently influences national policy as chair of the National Institute for Health Policy (NIHP) at the Opus College of Business and as a member of the Kaiser Commission on the Future of Medicaid and the Uninsured. He is a former member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Committee (MedPAC).


Wednesday, December 5, 2012
5:15-6 p.m.: Networking reception
6-7:30 p.m.: Panel presentation

Who Should Attend?
This presentation is designed to be useful to a broad range of health care leaders, including executives, managers, physicians, nurses, students and professionals in all areas of health care.

Cost: Free


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Event Details:
Wednesday, December 5, 5:15 PM

University of St. Thomas
Opus College of Business
46 11th Street South
Schulze Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Presented/Sponsored by Johnson Controls, Inc..

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