Building Bridges: Making a Difference in Long-Term Care 2010 Policy Seminar

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February 10, 2010
Washington, D.C.

The “Building Bridges: 2010 Policy Seminar,” sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund and conducted by AcademyHealth, will focus on long-term care financing reform. Agenda highlights include:

  • Howard Gleckman of the Urban Institute discussing his paper "Long-Term Care Financing Reform: Lessons from the U.S. and Abroad," as well as policy issues, including the CLASS Act, and potential solutions to financing reform in the United States.
  • A panel discussion featuring: Richard Frank, Ph.D., deputy assistant secretary for policy and evaluation in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Nora Super, director of federal government relations, health, and long-term care for AARP.

The Policy Seminar is scheduled for February 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the JW Marriott, Washington, D.C., in conjunction with AcademyHealth's National Health Policy Conference (NHPC). Registration for NHPC is not required; however, separate Policy Seminar registration is required.