Conference Agenda

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.

Introduction and Welcome

Lora Pellegrini, President & CEO, Massachusetts Association of Health Plans

8:10 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.

Overview of the Day

Mallika Marshall, MD, Medical Reporter, WBZ 4, CBS News Boston

8:20 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Greetings from the Commonwealth

Governor Maura Healey (Invited)

8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

The Future of Health Care and Clinical Appropriateness

Marty Makary, MD, MPH, Chief, Islet Transplant Surgery & Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

TBD

Speaker TBD

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Reining in Health Care Costs – A Prescription for Change

Mark E. Miller, PhD, Executive Vice President of Health Care, Arnold Ventures

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

A Conversation with the Secretary

Kate Walsh, Secretary of Health and Human Services (Invited)
With Mallika Marshall, MD, Medical Reporter, WBZ 4, CBS News Boston

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch & Networking

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion with Health Care Stakeholders: Equity & Affordability in a Post-COVID World

Deborah Devaux, Chair, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
Paul Hattis, MD, Senior Fellow, Lown Institute
Jon Hurst, President, Retailers Association of Massachusetts
Vasundhra Sangar, Vice President of Government Affairs, Associated Industries of Massachusetts
Greg Wilmot, President & CEO, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Moderator: John McDonough, DrPH, MPA, Professor of Public Health Practice, Department of Health
Policy & Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

2:00 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.

Wrap Up

Lora Pellegrini, President & CEO, Massachusetts Association of Health Plans

2:05 p.m.

Dessert Bar & Networking – Plaza Ballroom Lobby