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The Impact of Health Reform on Medical Innovation and the Medical Industry

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Registration: 7:30 am - 8:00 am
Program: 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Event Description

This session will feature a health reform microsimulation model, which is currently informing members of Congress and the Office of Actuary at Medicare/CMS. Included in the presentation will be the likely effect of legislation on the uninsured as well an assessment of which states may consider not participating in the Medicaid expansion due to budgetary issues. Finally, provider pricing and medical technology reimbursement and research and development will be considered as a direct consequence of health reform coming fully online in 2014.

Learning Objectives:
• Health reform federal budget impact
• Health reform insurance expansion
• Medicare reimbursement rate impact from reform
• Hospital bundled payment's effect on medical technology purchases
• Private insurance reimbursement health reform impact
• The role and timing of federal health insurance exchanges on medical innovation

Audience: Marketing, Government Affairs, Leadership, Reimbursement, R&D


Stephen T. Parente, PhD, Director, Medical Industry Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management

Stephen T. Parente, PhD is the Minnesota Insurance Industry Professor of Health Finance in Carlson School of Management and the Director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute (more)


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