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TCF Fellow Maggie Mahar to Blog Live from Business and National Health Care Reform Conference
Date:9/13/2007

Sponsored by The Century Foundation with support from The Commonwealth Fund, and AARP

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by The Century Foundation:

WHAT: Blogging Live from "Business and National Health Care

Reform" Conference

TCF Fellow Maggie Mahar, author of Money-Driven Medicine:

The Real Reason Health Care Costs So Much (Harper/Collins

2006) and a former financial journalists who wrote for

Insitutional Investor, the New York Times, and Barrons,

will blog live from this conference, in which CEOs of major

companies, health benefits leaders, and experts in health

care policy will discuss the renewed interest of private

sector in health care reform, the challenges to -- and

prospects for -- continued employer-based coverage, and

the strengths and weaknesses, from a business perspective,

of recent proposals for universal coverage.

WHEN: September 14th, 2007, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Read the Blog at http://www.healthbeatblog.org or

http://www.tcf.org

The event will take place at the National Press Club,

14th and F Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C.

TOPICS: The future of employment-based health insurance, the

business case for national health care reform, and

employer innovations in health care

SPEAKERS

INCLUDE: John Arensmeyer, Founder and CEO, Small Business Majority

Bruce Bodaken, CEO, Blue Shield of California

Francois de Brantes, National Coordinator, Bridges to

Excellence

Carl Camden, CEO, Kelly Services

Michael Critelli, Chairman and CEO, Pitney Bowes Inc.

Helen Darling, President, National Business Group on Health

Karen Davis, President, The Commonwealth Fund

Robert Galvin, M.D., Director, Global Health, General

Electric Corp.

Richard C. Leone, President, The Century Foundation

Cheryl Matheis, Director of Health Strategies, AARP

Dallas Salisbury President and CEO, EBRI

Michael Widmer, President, Massachusetts Taxpayer

Foundation

CONTACT: Christy Hicks, hicks@tcf.org or (917) 544-2949 or Laurie Ahlrich, ahlrich@tcf.org or (212) 452-7722

The conference is intended to encourage discussion about business and healthcare reform among a diverse group that includes legislators, congressional staff, journalists, policy experts, and members of the Washington, D.C. business community. Panel topics include "The Business Case for National Health Care Reform," "Universal Coverage: Lessons From California," and "Employer Innovations in Health Care." The blogs will be posted throughout the conference. Transcripts and video of the conference will be posted at http://www.tcf.org beginning the week of September 17.

The Century Foundation conducts public policy research and analyses of economic, social, and foreign policy issues, including inequality, retirement security, election reform, media studies, homeland security, and international affairs. The foundation produces books, reports, and other publications, convenes task forces and working groups, and operates seven informational Web sites. With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., The Century Foundation is nonprofit and nonpartisan and was founded in 1919 by Edward A. Filene.


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