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Landmark Conference Sept. 26-27 at Yale Law School: "The Affordable Care Act at 10: History, Legacy, Challenges"

September 19, 2019

An announcement from the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School: Please save the date for a landmark conference co-sponsored with Dr. Zeke Emanuel and the UPenn Healthcare Transformation Institute.

The ACA at 10: History, Legacy, Challenges

Thursday, September 26 (4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.) and Friday, September 27 (8:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) at Sterling Law Building, Yale Law School, 127 Wall Street, New Haven. Free and open to the public. All are welcome: Registration required. CLE credit available

This unprecedented gathering will reflect on the policy, legal, and political advances and challenges that a decade of the Affordable Care Act has brought us. We will gather the leading scholars and some of the most important players involved in the Affordable Care Act's passage and implementation, including former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. Solicitors General Donald Verrilli and Paul Clement, and many others.

Keynote Speakers

Rahm Emanuel, MA: White House Chief of Staff, 2009-2010; Mayor of Chicago, 2011-2019 —Thursday Evening Keynote Address

Kathleen Sebelius, MPA: Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, 2009-2014 — Friday Lunchtime Keynote Address

Conference Panelists (More in progress):

Joseph Antos, PhD: Wilson H. Taylor Resident Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute

Joel Ario, JD, MDiv: Managing Director, Manatt Health; former Director, Office of Health Insurance Exchanges at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Nicholas Bagley, JD: Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

Katherine Baicker, PhD: Dean and Emmett Dedmon Professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

David Blumenthal, MD: President, The Commonwealth Fund; former Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; former Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer, Partners Healthcare System in Boston; National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 2009-2011

Paul Clement, JD, MPhil: Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Solicitor General of the United States, 2005-2008

Jonathan Cohn: Senior National Correspondent, HuffPost

Carrie Colla, PhD: Associate Professor, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Leemore Dafny, PhD: Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; Faculty, Kennedy School of Government; former Deputy Director for Health Care and Antitrust, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission

Nancy-Ann DeParle, JD, MA: Partner, Consonance Capital; White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, 2011-2013

Ezekiel J. Emanuel, PhD, MD, MSc: Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania; Special Advisor for Health Policy to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the White House, 2009-2011

Abbe Gluck, JD: Professor of Law and Faculty Director, Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School

Jacob Hacker, PhD: Stanley Resor Professor of Political Science and Director, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University

Nicole Huberfeld, JD: Professor of Health Law, Ethics, & Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health; Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law

Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, JD: Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Emeritus, Washington and Lee University School of Law

Steven Pearson, MD, MS: Founder and President, Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER); Special Advisor on Technology and Coverage Policy, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 2005-2006

Sara Rosenbaum, JD: Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Rachel Sachs, JD: Associate Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis

Benjamin Sommers, PhD, MD: Associate Professor of Health Policy and Economics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Donald B. Verrilli, Jr, JD: Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson; Solicitor General of the United States, 2011-2016

Please check the conference website for agenda, updates, and further details.


National Academy of Social Insurance

Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Yale Health Law and Policy Society

Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Yale School of Management Colloquium in Healthcare Leadership

Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine (Conference Co-host)

Health Affairs

Yale School of Medicine Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)

This event is supported by the Oscar M. Ruebenhausen Fund at Yale Law School

Email the Solomon Center for more information

Submitted by Robert Forman on July 24, 2019