Hot Topic: American Hospital Association Health Policy & Legislative Update

Wednesday, March 24
9:00am10:00am CDT

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Presented By

Thomas Nickels

Executive Vice President, Government Relations and Public Policy
American Hospital Association

Paul H. Keckley, PhD

Managing Partner / Managing Editor
The Keckley Group / The Keckley Report
About the Session

Take a deep dive into the intricate and shifting world of healthcare policy. Most experts agree that health reform isn’t over—it’s just more complicated and touches almost every person in the United States to some degree. Questions surround the repeal or replacement of the ACA, the solvency and future of Medicare and Medicaid programs, and how Americans will deal with drug issues—both access to high-cost therapeutics and misuse of opioids and other prescription medication. The ongoing discussions and confrontations that occur between the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the government provide additional murkiness to the nation’s healthcare agenda. Join in this lively presentation that will be led by Thomas Nickels—AHA’s front seat to the healthcare policy debate. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the current and shifting state of healthcare policy amidst the pandemic.
  • Discover strategies to advocate for quality healthcare and the local and national levels.

This session qualifies for 1.0 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit. Attendees must participate during the scheduled time to earn ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit.


This session is made possible in part by the support of Change Healthcare, an ACHE Premier Corporate Partner.