Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Kreidler to speak on health reform at American Medical Assn event

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler will offer his views at the American Medical Association's State Legislative Strategy event Jan. 10 on how the Affordable Care Act is changing the way insurance companies and medical providers offer services to consumers.

He'll be joined by a panel of experts, including:

·         Dr. Barbara L. McAneny, AMA Board of Trustees (moderator)

·         Margaret E. O’Kane, president, National Committee for Quality Assurance

·         David L. Cusano, senior research fellow, the Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Georgetown University Health Policy Institute

·         Dr. Donald Liss, vice president, clinical programs and policy, Independence Blue Cross and member of the AMA Innovators Committee
Key topic for the group: How insurance regulators, medical providers and insurance companies can guarantee patients access to high-qualify care.