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Latest Developments in Healthcare Reform from the Federal and State Perspective

Reimbursement SIG


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Registration: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Program: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Event Description

How will the Republican victories in Congress affect healthcare reform? Hear Congressman Erik Paulsen's perspective on the current status of healthcare reform during his keynote address on March 21, 2011. Joining Congressman Paulsen will be presenters from the State of Minnesota, payer community and the life science industry to share how healthcare reform is being implemented at the state level and the current impacts on industry.


Erik Paulsen, Congressman, United States House of Representatives; Geoffrey Bartsh, VP of Policy and Government Relations, Medica Health Plan; Lauren D. Gilchrist, MPH, Asst Commissioner for Health Policy and Reform, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Erik Paulsen is a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, which has jurisdiction over health care, economic and trade policy and is the chief tax writing committee in the House. (more)

Geoffrey Bartsh - Bio coming soon.

Lauren D. Gilchrist, MPH - Bio coming soon.


The following topics will be addressed:

  • Reimbursement


DoubleTree Park Place Hotel - 1500 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416 -- 952.542.8600 for front desk. Directions: Hwy. 394 to Park Place/Xenia exit - south to 16th St. - right on the corner.

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