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The Affordable Care Act: Rules, Regulations, and Implementation - January 9-10, 2014
Agenda

January 9, 2014
9:00 Welcome
Dennis Lockhart, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
9:15 Panel 1: Understanding the Provisions of the ACA
Chair: Dave Altig, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Panel A: Mandates

Note: There will be a short break between panels A and B.

Panel B: Regulation and Policy

1:30 Panel 2: The Potential Impact of the ACA on the Macroeconomy
Chair: John C. Robertson, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Alec Phillips, Goldman Sachs [Presentation] PDF icon
  • Charles Roehrig, Altarum Center for Sustainable Health Spending [Presentation] PDF icon
  • Jeris Stueland, McKinsey & Company
3:30 Panel 3: How Employers Are Reacting to the ACA
Chair: Paul McAuliffe, Federal Reserve Office of Employee Benefits
  • William Dennis, National Federation of Independent Business
  • Rob Kight, Delta Air Lines
  • Scott Smith, Home Depot
  • Tracy Watts, Mercer Consulting [Presentation] PDF icon
5:45 Reception and dinner keynote
David Cutler, Harvard University
January 10, 2014
8:30 Panel 4: Health Care Exchanges: How Have They Worked in Practice
Chair: Alicia Sasser Modestino, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Erica Coe, McKinsey & Company
    Presentations:
    • Exchanges Go Live: Early Trends in Exchange Dynamics
    • Hospital Networks: Configurations on the Exchanges and Their Impact on Premiums
    • Emerging Exchange Dynamics: Temporary Turbulence or Sustainable Market Disruption?
  • Christine Eibner, RAND Corporation
  • Ed Kaplan, Segal Consulting [Presentation] PDF icon
  • Paul Mango, McKinsey & Company
10:30 Panel 5: Impact of the ACA on the Health Care Industry
Chair: William Clark, Federal Reserve Office of Employee Benefits
  • Ann Gallo, Wellington Management
  • Ted Prospect, UnitedHealth Group
  • Kent Wallace, RegionalCare Hospital Partners
  • Elizabeth Weatherman, Warburg Pincus
12:30 p.m. Adjournment

Conference organizers:

  • M. Melinda Pitts, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • William Clark, Federal Reserve Office of Employee Benefits
  • Paul McAuliffe, Federal Reserve Office of Employee Benefits
  • Alicia Sasser Modestino, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston