An Empire Center Health Care Forum in cooperation with The Donald and Paula Smith Family Foundation
Some of the nation’s top health policy experts gathered in Albany on Sept. 26 to share ideas on how to curb health care expenses, improve health care services and expand access to health insurance in New York State. Featured topics included innovative Medicaid reforms in Florida and Kentucky, the Massachusetts health insurance reform plan, the pitfalls of a Canada-style universal health plan, and the potential benefits of expanding consumer health care choices. This page features links to slide presentations by forum speakers, as well as streaming audio and video of the entire event. To learn more about each speaker, just click on their name.
PANEL 1: Medicaid Challenges and Opportunities
MODERATOR: Tarren Bragdon Health Policy Analyst, Empire Center for New York State Policy REAL AUDIO REAL VIDEO: [VIEW] AUDIO: [MP3 DOWNLOAD] SLIDE PRESENTATION: [DOWNLOAD]
KEYNOTER: David Gratzer, MD Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute Center for Medical Progress Author, ‘The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care’ REAL AUDIO REAL VIDEO: [VIEW] AUDIO: [MP3 DOWNLOAD]