Updated February 26 at 8:50pm

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February 26, 2015

Posted 8/14/13

Join PBN for the annual review of the Affordable Care Act, it's impact on Providers, Insurers & Employers, how's its changing the health care and insurance industries, and how employers are dealing wtih mandates and full vs part-time workers. And the future of HealthSource RI.

Topics include:

  • Is the ACA Employer Mandate Hurting Employment? Can it be Minimized?
  • Will Republicans succeed in chipping away at Obamacare? Will full-time worker status go up to 40 hours/week?
  • What happens if the Supreme Court rules against Obamacare Subsidies?
  • Mattiello: State Health Exchange Not Efficient. Should RI go to the Federal Exchange?
  • Obamacare Blamed for hurting Hospitals. Or, is the ACA actually helping them?
  • CVS drives Retail Clinic Growth: Minute Clinics expanding to RI. How this may help the reform process.
  • RI Healthcare Providers tell state Legislative Commission that patients unable to pay bills, blaming high deductibles. What's the Solution?

Panelists Include:

  • Lester Schindel, President & CEO | CharterCare Health Partners
  • Augustine 'Gus' Manocchia, MD, SVP & Chief Medical Officer | BCBSRI
  • Sandra Coletta, Chief Operating Officer | Care New England
  • William E. O'Gara, Esq., Partner | Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West
  • Sam Slade, President, Benefits | USI Insurance
  • Peter Marino, President & CEO | Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Anya Rader Wallack, Director | HealthSource RI
  • James J. Raiola, James Raiola & Associates
  • Kathleen Hittner, MD, RI Health Insurance Commissioner 
  • Andrew Sussman, MD, President, MinuteClinic | CVS Health

When: Thursday,  February 26, 8-11AM 
Where: Crowne Plaza, Grand Ballroom 
Time: 8-11am  - Registration at 7:30 am

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