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USofCare Partners with HLTH for the Largest Innovative Conference on Health Care

Published On October 4, 2019

HLTH brings together health leaders to solve the most pressing problems facing health care today and actualize the most promising opportunities to improve health

Washington, D.C. – Today, United States of Care is proud to announce its partnership with HLTH, the largest and most important conference for health innovation, and to participate in the annual HLTH conference taking place from October 27 to October 30 in Las Vegas. United States of Care will be curating  policy discussions, bringing together senior leaders and innovators to discuss and drive attention to important issues that can determine the future of the American health care system. 

“We’re excited to be joining HLTH in leading the dialogue on how innovation can address the challenges facing our health care system, and we’re looking forward to the ideas fostered at this year’s event,” said United States of Care Executive Director Emily Barson. 

On Monday, October 28, Andy Slavitt, Founder and Board Chair of United States of Care and Founder’s Council Member, Mark Cuban, will be featured on the main stage to discuss innovation and the future of health care. 

Also on October 28, United States of Care will be hosting the “We the People” policy track, a series of breakout sessions with key policymakers and thought leaders. 

  • Session One: Landscape View of National Policy Challenges for Next Generation Health Reform offers a closer look at the health care debate and the range of proposed solutions on the horizon.
  • Session Two: What’s at Stake? Health Policy for Those Who Live it Every Day will discuss what federal policymakers need and how entrepreneurs can help them.
  • Session Three: Demystifying State Government Connection to Innovation focuses on state issues and how innovators can help solve them.

Featured panelists on the policy track include John Bardis, CEO of JB Health Solutions, Elena Hung, Co-founder and President of Little Lobbyists, Dr. Penny Wheeler, President and CEO of Allina Health, Adam Boehler, Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Deputy Administrator of CMS and Director of the CMS Innovation Center, Dennis G. Heaphy, Health Justice Advocate at the Disability Policy Consortium, Benjamin Miller, Chief Strategy Officer at Well Being Trust, and more!

About United States of Care

United States of Care is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization committed to ensuring that every single American has access to quality, affordable health care. The organization supports endorsing state-based policies, building resources to understand current and new ideas, and educating and mobilizing the public to make progress toward this mission. 

About HLTH

HLTH is the leading event for innovation in the health industry. It’s an unprecedented, large-scale forum for individuals, companies, and policymakers who are reshaping the health industry to learn, collaborate and evolve. The event is unique in bringing together all key stakeholders, ranging from established payers, providers, employers, and pharma services to disruptive startups and prolific investors, as well as representatives from government, academia, health associations and business groups, media, and industry analysts. By leading the development of a new dialogue and ecosystem, HLTH’s mission is to drive substantial reductions in health costs and dramatic increases in health quality. HLTH takes place on October 27-30, 2019 at the MGM Grand’s brand new conference facility.