Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC
March 29-April 1, 2017
Committee Meetings: April 1–2, 2017
On March 29, 2017 health center leaders will join decision-makers and public health leaders in the heart of Washington, D.C. to focus on the nation’s healthcare. The NACHC Annual Policy and Issues Forum (P & I) is the largest gathering of community health professionals in the nation and you are invited to participate.
This year’s conference comes at a time when health policy issues will be the focus of attention and debate as the nation moves into a presidential election year, and when budgetary issues percolate over healthcare spending. Debate will intensify as lawmakers at both the national and state levels seek to improve the effectiveness of healthcare delivery, reform the Affordable Care Act, constrain healthcare costs, and strengthen Medicare and Medicaid, all while meeting increased demands for health services. One fact remains certain–health centers will confront a minefield of challenges as they continue to carry forward their mission and maintain strong public support for the Health Center Program.
The P & I Forum is an opportunity for community health leaders to voice their perspectives to Members of Congress and offer constructive solutions to the issues at hand. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear from government officials, some of the nation’s leading healthcare experts, and their peers. Topics will include the latest state-level trends, emerging regulatory policies and proposals that will affect healthcare delivery and spending, Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement, workforce, and technology.
Do not miss this opportunity to get the most up to date information and tools to help your health center organization stay ahead of the game, achieve operational excellence, and prepare to engage public leaders at the local, state, and national level.
Session highlights of the P & I include:
- The implications of the 2016 Presidential election on the political environment in Congress and in the states.
- Working toward payment reform.
- The successful use of data analytics for policy and payment.
- 340B drug discount policy changes and their impact on health centers.
- Population health and transforming healthcare delivery.
- Attaining clinical and financial integration in an accountable care world.
- Advocacy and showcasing the health center value message in an election season.
Get ready to meet the future of healthcare policy at the 2017 NACHC P & I.