Health Care

WPC's Center for Health Care develops patient-centered solutions to reduce costs and improve the availability and quality of health care for businesses and individuals, providing the only detailed, independent critique of health care issues available in the Northwest.

Events

2015 Bellevue Solutions Summit

August 12, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

WPC Eastern Washington Healthcare Luncheon: Diagnosing Obamacare’s Impact on Eastern Washington Businesses

April 8, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Davenport Hotel's Marie Antoinette Ballroom
10 S Post St
Spokane, WA 99201

Washington Policy Center's Annual Eastern Washington Health Care Luncheon is one of WPC’s most anticipated policy events each year. The 250+ attendees include state legislators, candidates, agency staff, business owners, the biotech community, patient advocacy groups and industry representatives. This year will feature Katie W. Mahoney, Executive Director for Health Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who will address the changing health care policies surrounding Obamacare's implementation.  


12th Annual Health Care Conference

March 26, 2014 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Hilton Bellevue Hotel
300 112th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Watch the conference on TVW!

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Seminar on the Affordable Care Act

October 16, 2013 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Time: 
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Place: 
The Lincoln Center
1316 N Lincoln St
Spokane

SOS FOR THE ACA?

What happens now that Obamacare has been implemented?

The Lincoln Center, Thursday October 24th 8:30 - 11:00a.m.

Dr. Roger Stark is a health care policy analyst at WPC and a retired physician.

2013 Eastern Washington Health Care Lunch

April 22, 2013 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom
10 S. Post Street
Spokane, Washington

Washington Policy Center held its annual Eastern Washington Health Care Lunch in Spokane on June 26, featuring Avik Roy, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, writer for Forbes and former health care policy adviser to Mitt Romney; Dr. Karen Summar, health care adviser to the U.S.

2013 Health Care and Small Business dual-conference event

April 19, 2013 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, June 27th, 2013
Time: 
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Place: 
SeaTac Hilton
17620 Pacific Highway South
SeaTac, Washington

WPC's 11th Annual Health Care Conference
and biennial Small Business Conference

UW/Premera Health Care Symposium

October 3, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Friday, October 26th, 2012
Time: 
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Place: 
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, Washington

The Congressional Budget Office reports that the health care cost crisis now threatens the U.S. economy. Whether through market forces or government intervention, wrenching changes are ahead for health care. These changes will be promising for some local companies and painful to many; none will go untouched. An understanding of the issues is important for every business leader.

The Executive MBA Program at UW's Foster School of Business has partnered with Premera Blue Cross to offer a day of insights. WPC's Center for Health Care is pleased to co-present this discussion.

Health Care: What's at Stake in Washington State?

September 21, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Time: 
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Place: 
Hilton Bellevue
300 112th Avenue S.E.
Bellevue, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Assiciation of Washington Business 2012 Health Care Forum.

Topics will include current status of federal health reform and an in‐depth look at the direction of the Washington State Health Exchange. Speakers include: Jeff Gingold, Gingold Law Firm, LLC.; Hadley Heath, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Forum; Neil Trautwein, Vice President and Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation; Gary Chandler, VP Government Affairs; with additional speakers to be announced.

10th Annual Health Care Conference: What happens after the Supreme Court rules on health care reform?

March 27, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Time: 
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
SeaTac DoubleTree Hotel
18700 International Boulevard
SeaTac, Washington

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