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UC Irvine’s 25th Annual Health Care Forecast Conference To Focus On Health Politics And Policies In a Presidential Election Year

February 2, 2016

Irvine, CA – (February 2, 2016) –The 25th Annual Health Care Forecast Conference titled, “Health Politics and Policies in a Presidential Election Year,” will take place February 18-19 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences & Engineering at 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617. The conference is hosted by the Center for Health Care Management and Policy (CHCMP) at the UCI Paul Merage School of Business. Tickets are $795.00 per person. Registration details and a full agenda can be found at merage.uci.edu/go/hcc.

Leading authorities and prominent keynote speakers, including Norm Ornstein, PhD, television news commentator and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, will share inside-the-beltway insights on the outlook for health care in the nation. Presentations will address politics and policies of this presidential election year and how it affects the ongoing challenges and continuing debate in Congress over ACA implementation and the politics of health care.

“This is an excellent opportunity to learn about and contribute to a discussion of the current state of the health care market,” said Mireille Jacobson, associate professor of economics and public policy, and director of the CHCMP. “In our 25th year, we will take a look back at the evolution of the market since we began this conversation. We will continue to debate the economics and politics of health care reform and the implications for your business, your community and our nation as a whole. Join us as we gain perspectives from both leading policymakers and health care executives.”

The Health Care Forecast Conference is a leading national forum for discussion amongst government and business leaders, and academics on the economic and political issues that impact the health care industry. Attendees include physicians and other health care professionals; presidents, CEOs, trustees and senior management from provider and insurer organizations; senior executives in pharmaceutical, medical device and other health care organizations who define strategy and policy; employers and government officials who define and implement health policy.

About The Center for Health Care Management and Policy
The Center for Health Care Management and Policy at The Paul Merage School of Business advances knowledge through research and education while providing forums for dialogue on crucial challenges and concerns facing the nation’s health care system today. This interdisciplinary research institute brings together health care scholars, policy experts, and industry professionals to share vital information and a range of perspectives on such fundamental issues as quality of care, cost, and access.

The Paul Merage School of Business offers four dynamic MBA programs, a Master of Professional Accountancy – plus PhD and undergraduate business degrees – that deliver its thematic approach to business education: sustainable growth through strategic innovation. It graduates leaders with the exceptional ability to help grow their organizations through analytical decision-making, innovation and collaborative execution. In-class and on-site experiences with real-world business problems give students the edge needed to help companies compete in today’s global economy. To learn more, visit: merage.uci.edu.

Anne Warde


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