Sen. Maggie Hassan, Expert Panel to Discuss Health Care Cost Growth April 5 in Concord

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U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan will keynote an April 5 event focused on improving the nation’s health care system, including federal, state and community strategies to address cost growth.

The program, “Health Care Costs: Key Federal and State Strategies,” will be presented in Room 282 at the Warren B. Rudman Center at the University of New Hampshire School of Law in Concord.

The event is free and open to the public.

Hassan’s keynote presentation will be followed by a panel of three health care policy experts:

  • Joseph Antos – Wilson H. Taylor Resident Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy at the American Enterprise Institute

  • Trish Riley – Executive Director of the National Academy for State Health Policy and President of its corporate board

  • John McDonough – Professor of Public Health Practice, Department. of Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Director of the Center for Executive and Continuing Professional Education

The panel discussion will be moderated by Lucy Hodder, Professor of Law and Director of Health Law and Policy at the UNH School of Law.

On Friday, April 5 registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the program will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Coffee and pastries will be provided.

The Warren B. Rudman Center, the UNH Law Institute for Health Policy and Practice, and The Concord Coalition are co-hosting the program, which is sponsored by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.

What:  “Health Care Costs: Key Federal and State Strategies,” with keynote presentation by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, followed by a panel discussion

When:  Registration at 8:30 a.m., program from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5

Where: Warren B. Rudman Center (Room 282) at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2 White St., Concord, New Hampshire 03301

Media Contact: Chase Hagaman, (603) 531-2645, [email protected]

The Concord Coalition is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to fiscal responsibility. Since 1992, Concord has worked to educate the public about the causes and consequences of the federal deficit and debt, and to develop realistic solutions for sustainable budgets. For more fiscal news and analysis, visit and follow us on Twitter: @ConcordC

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