Policy & Practice Interactive Webinar

Policy & Practice Interactive Webinar

Washington Update

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:00 pm-3:00 pm (CT)

President Trump and the new Congress have promised significant health reform under the new administration, from repealing the Affordable Care Act to changes in Medicare and Medicaid. Join us on March 21 for our next Policy and Practice webinar as we consider:

  • The political landscape and what we might expect from new leadership at CMS and HHS
  • The future of the ACA, GME, and the value payment programs, including the Medicare Quality Payment Program
  • The long term budget outlook and how fiscal pressures will affect physicians and health care organizations

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For questions, please contact Hannah Williams, Manager, Policy Operations, at hwilliams@abms.org.

Speaker

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Karen Fisher, JD
Chief Public Policy Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges

Karen Fisher leads the AAMC’s public policy initiatives on medical education, health care delivery and medical research, providing strategic guidance to advance the association’s legislative and regulatory priorities, and developing policy proposals that support academic medicine. She brings over 20 years of experience in legislative and regulatory health care policy. Prior to joining AAMC, she served as senior health counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, where she played a key role in drafting the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 and the Medicare Quality Payment Program. Ms. Fisher earned both her pharmacy and law degrees from the University of Pittsburgh.