Issue Briefing

Chronic Illness:
Can We Reform Care And Rethink Prevention?
Tuesday, January 6, 2009
National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

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Welcome and Introductions
•Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs


Out-Of-Pocket Spending For Chronic Conditions
•Kathryn Paez, Center for Health Policy and Research
PowerPoint slides


Preventing Chronic Illness: What Can We Achieve?
•Louise Russell, Rutgers
•Ron Goetzel, Thomson Reuters
•Brent Pawlecki, Pitney Bowes
PowerPoint slides


Discussion: Lessons of Disease Management Initiatives
•David Bott, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services PowerPoint slides
•Sandra Foote, Capitol Health
•James Pope, Healthways PowerPoint slides


Questions and Answers