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Updates from AcademyHealth

National Health Policy Conference: February 7-8, 2011 — Washington, D.C.

The National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) is your first opportunity to find out directly from health care leaders about their plans for overcoming challenges and implementing health care reform in 2011. Hear experts from government, industry, and academia recap the progress of reform at the federal and state levels and share their perspectives on the implementation challenges and impact on stakeholders. Confirmed sessions include:
  • ACA's Impact on Safety Net
  • Relevant Training for the Future Health Care Workforce
  • Encouraging Innovation in Health Care Delivery
  • Health Information Technology Post-Health Care Reform
  • ACA’s Impact on Employers 
  • Immediate impact of ACA on Medicaid and CHIP
For a complete list of sessions and confirmed speakers, and to register, visit
Go In-Depth with Interest Group Meetings and Mini-courses at NHPC
In addition to the regular NHPC conference agenda, blocked::http://www.mmsen">adjunct meetings offer an in-depth look at timely health policy issues such as financing reform and long-term care, and public health and health care reform, as well as offering skills training for using cost-effective analysis and submitting public comments.
Mini-courses provide training in health policy tools and techniques. Additional registration is required.
  • ACA’s Impact on States: A Primer
    Wednesday, February 9
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Using Evidence for Policymaking
    Wednesday, February 9
    1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Interest Groups Meet during NHPC
AcademyHealth Interest Group Meetings are forums to learn and discuss specific health services research and policy issues. There is no fee for the Interest Group Meetings, but registration is required.
  • Child Health Services Research Interest Group Policy Breakfast
    Tuesday, February 8
    7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
  • Public Health Systems Research Interest Group Breakfast
    Tuesday, February 8
    7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
  • State Health Research and Policy Interest Group Policy Breakfast
    Tuesday, February 8
    7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.                       
Building Bridges: Making a Difference in Long-Term Care 2011 Policy Seminar
February 9, 2011 – Washington, D.C.
The 2011 Policy Seminar provides an opportunity for long-term care stakeholders to discuss existing disparities in long-term care and highlight related policy issues and solutions. Additional registration is required.

For more information on adjunct meetings, visit