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August 11, 2020 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET

Election 2020 and Healthcare: Setting the Stage

Summary

Avalere’s 2020 Election series starts with our experts covering the current state-of-play in the 2020 election and the role of healthcare between now and November.

Prior to COVID-19, polling showed that healthcare was a top-voter issue. The pandemic has further concentrated the focus on healthcare, highlighting systemic health and social inequities and underscoring coverage gaps in our current system. Join our experts to hear their perspectives on the various scenarios that may unfold to prepare for future policy changes.

Key Topics:

  • Where the races stand
  • COVID-19 and public-health implications
  • Coverage landscape (e.g., Medicaid, ACA)
  • Drug-pricing policies
  • Healthcare disparities

Panelists

Moderator
Chris Sloan , Associate Principal, Policy

Chris Sloan advises a number of clients, including pharmaceutical manufacturers, health plans, providers, and patient groups on key policy issues facing the healthcare industry.

Speaker
Matt Kazan , Principal, Policy

Matt Kazan provides strategic advice to health plan and life sciences clients navigating the complex legislative and regulatory policy environment, with a particular expertise in Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D. Prior to joining Avalere, Matt spent over a decade on the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance health staff under Senators Max Baucus and Ron Wyden.

Speaker
Dan Mendelson , Founder

Dan Mendelson is Founder and former CEO of Avalere Health, a vibrant community of innovative thinkers dedicated to solving the challenges of the healthcare system.

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