LTC Bullet:  Center Speaks Out

Friday  October 19, 2001

SeattleŚ

Center for Long-Term Care Financing President Stephen Moses addressed the American Health Care Association's 52nd Annual Convention and Exposition in Boston, MA October 16, 2001 on the topic "Long-Term Care Financing:  Finding a Fix." 

Steve's co-presenter Patrick Brady, Executive Director of Citizens for Long-Term Care, gave an overview of that organization's progress toward raising the visibility of LTC financing in the public policy arena. 

If you would like to obtain an audiotape of their presentations, contact Chesapeake Audio/Video Communications, Inc. at 6330 Howard Lane, Elkridge, MD, 21075, 410-796-0040 or fax 410-379-0812; email cavc@mindspring.com; web site www.cavc.com.  Individual cassettes (without handouts) are $10; CDs with handouts are $25; plus shipping and handling.  We provide this information only for your convenience.  The Center has no relationship with this audiotape provider; we receive no compensation from their sales; we do not guarantee their product; and we have no further information.

For our subscribers in the Northwest, here's a heads up regarding a forthcoming event at which Steve Moses will speak.  The 2001 Washington Health Legislative Conference "Civic Engagement and Health System Change:  The Power of People," presented by the Health Policy Analysis Program of the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, will convene December 4, 2001 at the DoubleTree Hotel in SeaTac, Washington.

According to the conference flyer:  "Now in its sixteenth year, the Washington Health Legislative Conference is the largest gathering of stakeholders in Washington's health system.  The conference consistently attracts more than 500 professionals and activists from the following sectors:  lawmakers and legislative staff; government agency staff; health care providers; consumer representatives; health plan representatives; business and labor representatives and university faculty and researchers."

Moses will present on the topic "Beyond Reimbursement, Regulation and Fear:  Fresh Approaches to Long Term Care."  Also on the panel are well-known futurist Glen Hiemstra, nursing home provider Monica Mattson and former welfare agency director Jan Thomson.  Other panels on the agenda include "Demographic Changes in the 21st Century--What Does it Mean for Our Health System," "Positioning Medicaid and Low-Income Health Care for the Future," and "Innovations in Controlling Health Care Costs."

Early registration for the full-day meeting is $120.  Register online at www.hpap.washington.edu where you can also check out the latest updates on speakers and view a detailed agenda including descriptions of the concurrent sessions.  Questions?  Call 206-543-3670 or email hpap@u.washington.edu.  Please do not contact the Center regarding this event as we have no further information.

 

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