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.
WPC Eastern Washington Healthcare Luncheon: Diagnosing Obamacare’s Impact on Eastern Washington Businesses
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.
Dr. Roger Stark, MD, FACS, WPC Health Care Policy Analyst, November, 2013
On November 14, 2013, Dr. Roger Stark, WPC Health Care Policy Analyst, was invited to testify in Washington, D.C. before the Congressional House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee on the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Stark’s testimony follows.
Dr. Roger Stark, MD, FACS, WPC Health Care Policy Analyst, February, 2014
On February 5, 2014, Dr. Roger Stark, WPC Health Care Policy Analyst, was invited to testify in Washington, D.C. before the Congressional Joint Subcommittees of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans, or CO-OPs, and the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Stark’s testimony follows.
Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee for the opportunity to testify today on the CO-OP plans created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Dr. Roger Stark, MD, FACS, March, 2014
President Obama and activists on the Left would like to use the topic of income inequality as a campaign issue in 2014 and probably in the 2016 elections. They say that the rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer and the middle class is shrinking, and that’s why we should calmly accept their political plans to expand the reach of government power into lives of all Americans.