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Senator George Mitchell and the Bipartisan Policy Center to Host Forum Examining Health Insurance Reform
Date:9/9/2008

Discussion to feature health care experts including the BPC's Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care Co-Directors Chris Jennings and Mark McClellan

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center and Advisory Board member Senator George Mitchell will host a policy forum in support of the Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care, titled, "Achieving High-Value Health Care: Practical Lessons for Health Insurance Reforms." This forum, the third in a series being held across the country, will feature Project Co-Directors Chris Jennings and Mark McClellan and other high-ranking health officials.

Attendance is open to the public and the press, although seating is limited. The forum will take place at the Eastland Park Hotel in Portland, Maine, on Wednesday, September 10th from 10am-1:30pm. Press set-up begins at 9am. To RSVP, please email lpforum@bipartisanpolicy.org

WHO:

Senator George Mitchell and the Bipartisan Policy Center

WHAT:

Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care Forum, "Achieving High-Value Health Care: Practical Lessons for Health Insurance Reforms"

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 10am-1:30pm

WHERE:

The Eastland Park Hotel Ballroom, 157 High St. Portland, Maine 04101

Forum Speakers to Include:

Sen. George Mitchell, former U.S Senate Majority Leader and Bipartisan Policy Center Advisory Board Member

Kristin M. Leary, Director of Programs, Bipartisan Policy Center

Chris Jennings, Leaders' Project Co-Director, Jennings Policy Strategies, Inc.

Mark McClellan, MD, Ph.D., Leaders' Project Co-Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, The Brookings Institution

Discussion Topic One: Applying lessons Learned in Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts to the National Level

Trish Riley, Director, Maine Governor's Office of
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