March 14, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.
March 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
Renaissance Hotel 611 Commerce Street Nashville, TN 37203
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In late March, the United States Supreme Court will begin oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Join the Council and Leadership Health Care for an in-depth discussion about the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision and its effect on health care providers, payers and consumers.
11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. Registration & Networking
11.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. Luncheon & Program
- Tevi Troy, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, and former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Tony Hullender, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
- Paul Heldman, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Potomac Research Group
- Lyle Denniston, Legal Journalist, Professor and Author
- Moderated by Dick Cowart, Chairman, Health Law & Public Policy Department, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
“The highly anticipated Supreme Court decision on health reform is much more than a legal opinion, it’s a defining event in the health care marketplace,” said Dick Cowart. “These historic proceedings have the potential to change the way health care companies do business.”
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About the Panel
Richard G. Cowart is the chair of Baker Donelson’s Health and Public Policy Department and a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors. The Health and Public Policy Department of Baker Donelson is regarded as one of the premiere health law practices in the country. Read the full biography.
Tevi Troy is a senior fellow at Hudson Institute, and a writer and consultant on health care and domestic policy. Previously, he served as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 3, 2007. Read the full biography.
Tony Hullender worked as a civil litigator in private practice before joining BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) in 2005. Soon after enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, Mr. Hullender was assigned as legal counsel to BCBST’s Office of Health Care Reform where he advised senior leadership and internal business units at BCBST about interpretation and implementation of health care reform. Read the full biography.
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience and networking in the health policy industry, Paul Heldman specializes in translating legislative developments and policy changes – specifically for government health insurance programs, the Food and Drug Administration, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, U.S. health spending, health care legislation and national elections – for the investment community. Read the full biography.
Lyle Denniston has been covering the Supreme Court for 52 years. In that time, he has covered one-quarter of all of the justices ever to sit, and he has reported on the entire careers on the bench of 10 of the justices. Read the full biography.