Preserving the Right to Quality Care: Spotlight on Cancer


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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

National Press Club

Bloomberg Room

529 14th St NW, Washington, DC


8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Workshop Welcome, Objectives, and Introductions
Nellie Wild, Aimed Alliance Executive Director
9:00 AM Federal Update: The Politics of Coverage
Stacey Worthy, JD, Counsel to Aimed Alliance
9:30 AM Consumer Protection Overview Part I: Discriminatory Policies that Limit Access to Treatment
Stacey Worthy
10:15 AM Conversation: The Patient Realities
Kate Houghton, President & CEO, Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance
Interviewed by Nellie Wild</td
10:35 AM Break
10:45 AM Consumer Protection Overview Part II: Discriminatory Policies that Limit Access to Services
Stacey Worthy
11:05 AM Panel: Making an Impact by Inserting the Patient Voice
Moderated by Nellie Wild
Rose Gerber, Director of Patient Advocacy & Education, Community Oncology Alliance
Terry Wilcox, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Patients Rising
Stacey Worthy, Counsel, Aimed Alliance
12:00 PM Roundtable Lunch
What Can Be Done Now: Tools, Strategies, and Resources
Moderated by Nellie Wild
1:00 PM Adjourn




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