Access to affordable, quality health care, at a cost that the U.S. economy can sustain, is a bipartisan goal. Creating a viable pathway while Congress debates the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, will require thoughtful bipartisan collaboration.
Budget and health policy experts discussed the implications of using the federal budget process to pass and repeal major federal policy and the issues that this raises for state insurance markets and Medicaid.
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Future of Health Care: Federal Budget and State Choices
Fellow, Brookings Institution
Panel I: ACA Repeal through the Federal Budget Reconciliation
Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
Managing Director of Government Relations & Public Policy, Hooper Lundy & Bookman, PC
Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Institution
Senior Vice President, BPC
Panel II: Implications for States – Insurance Markets and Medicaid
Partner, McDermott, Will and Emery
Program Director, National Governors Association
Assistant Director for Health Policy and Legislation, National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Chair, Government Relations; Public Policy, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz