The Impact of Heath Reform on Business in Massachusetts: Lessons from Six Years of Experience

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You are cordially invited to attend a panel discussion and reception

The Impact of Health Reform on Business in Massachusetts:
Lessons from Six Years of Experience
A conversation hosted by Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business


Monday, September 10, 2012
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Fisher Colloquium, Rafik B. Hariri Building
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University


About the Event:
Massachusetts passed Chapter 58, a comprehensive health reform law, in 2006 with strong support from the state's business community. With six years of implementation under their belts, Massachusetts business leaders have agreed to share their experiences about the impact of health reform has had on the business community. They will be joined by national experts who will provide insights into what the Massachusetts experience may mean for the larger business community.


Speakers Include:

David A. Thomas, (Moderator), Dean and William R. Berkley Chair, McDonough School of Business

Jack Connors, Jr., Chair Emeritus, Hill Holiday

Richard C. Lord, President and Chief Executive Officer, Associated Industries of Massachusetts

Linda J. Blumberg, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute

Michael J. Widmer, President, Massachusetts Taxpayer Foundation

Mary Ella Payne, Vice President System Legislative Leadership, Ascension Health


This event is made possible by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and staff support from Community Catalyst.

Reception and opportunity for additional conversation will follow the program.


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