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September 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern

Virtual Summit: Provider Consolidation Trends & Implications, What Employers Need to Know

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This virtual summit will help employers, health care purchasers, and other stakeholders learn more about the current state of provider consolidation in the market, the impact provider consolidation can have on health care costs and quality, methods that stakeholders can use to combat the negative effects of provider consolidation, and other tactics that employers and health care purchasers can consider in their attempt to address provider consolidation.


Welcome & Introduction

Suzanne Delbanco, Catalyst for Payment Reform

Latest Trends in Consolidation

Martin Gaynor, Carnegie Mellon University

Impact of Consolidation

Laurence Baker, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, and

Eric Roberts, Harvard Medical School

Ways to Address the Negative Impacts of Consolidation

Karen Tseng, Office of Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts,

Leemore Dafny, Harvard Business School, and

Paul Ginsburg, Brookings Institution

Considerations for Employers and Other Purchasers

Kate Farley, Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund, and

Robert Paczkowski, Google

Concluding Remarks

Suzanne Delbanco, Catalyst for Payment Reform

NOTE: Catalyst for Payment Reform offers free access to virtual events for members.  We also offer discounts on registration fees for nonprofit / government attendees and can offer a limited number of scholarships for participants interested in attending but unable to pay.  Please Contact Us to inquire about these offers.

After you register you will receive a confirmation email and a calendar invitation with the WebEx information.

Event Date: September 6, 2017

Event Time: 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET (10:00 am – 12:30 pm PT)

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