In addition to two webinar series, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health and Transforming the Health Care Landscape, NIHCM Foundation sponsors conferences, briefings and national webinars on a variety of timely health care topics.
This webinar featuring leading health policy experts brought clarity to our health spending growth and the implications for government budgets, employers and individuals; analyzed the societal trade-offs we face as health spending grows and as we think about ways to control spending; and put forth alternative viewpoints on the viability of cost control approaches now being tried and the most promising options for the future. View the webinar archive and materials.
Medicare and the Federal Deficit - July 19, 2011
This webinar featuring three national experts on Medicare policy explained how Medicare affects our fiscal outlook, discussed new data showing the large imbalance between lifetime Medicare benefits and contributions, and explored the range of Medicare reform options now under discussion and the political outlook for enacting reforms. View the webinar archive and materials.
This meeting brought together an outstanding group of 50 actuaries, economists, federal and state policymakers, health plan representatives, consultants and other stakeholders for a candid discussion of the challenges in developing and implementing risk adjustment under health reform and potential ways to address these challenges. View meeting materials.
Building a Stronger Evidence Base for Employee Wellness Programs - May 11-12, 2010, expert meeting
The Future of Health Care in America: A Policy Forum - June 26, 2009, policy briefing on Capitol Hill
Managing Health System Capacity: Market and Policy Approaches - December 1, 2008, conference
Obesity Prevention and Control: Building the Evidence Base - March 10, 2006, leadership forum with the CDC