What will health Care Reform mean for Western New York? Blue Cross and Blue Shield hosted a community forum Friday morning with health care leaders.
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“BlueCross BlueShield is honored to take a leading role in providing the community with informative insight into the Supreme Court’s ruling and how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will unfold at the state and federal levels,” said Health Now/BCBS-WNY CEO Alphonso O’Neil-White. “As the market leader in the region, the impact of this ruling touches our members, health care and professional partners, and community entities, and we are pleased to provide a forum that is inclusive through technology.”
Moderators for the event include WBEN's Susan Rose. Panelists include:
Tony Shelley, Miller & Chevalier, Washington, DC
Former Congressman John LaFalce
Bill Keefer, Phillips Lytle, Health Law Practice Team Leader
Jim Kaskie, CEO, Kaleida Health
LaVonne Ansari, Ph. D., CEO/Executive Director Community Health Center of Buffalo
Dr. Tom Rosenthal, Chair, SUNY at Buffalo Family Medicine
Don Ingalls, vice president state & federal relations for BlueCross BlueShield, and chair of the Health Plan Association.
Supreme Court Symposium Event Timeline:
:00 – Alphonso O’Neil-White, president and CEO of BlueCross BlueShield, welcomes attendees
:05. – Introduction of moderators and panelists
:10 a.m. – General overview of ruling, Tony Shelley, Miller & Chevalier, Washington, DC
:15. – Moderators conduct inclusive Q&A with panelists