Children’s Health Conference – Sept. 13, 2018
Join Capitol Weekly for CHILDREN’S HEALTH, a day-long conference to be held on September 13, 2018, in Sacramento.
Our annual look at health care in the Golden State focuses this year on the challenges for children’s health care, including access, quality of care, funding streams, MediCal and more. Half of California children are on public healthcare – with federal health funding facing an uncertain future, what can be done to safeguard treatment for California’s children?
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Check in, coffee
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Welcoming remarks:Tim Foster Open California
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Panel 1: The Costs and Complications
Ben Johnson, Legislative Analyst’s Office;Ann-Louise Kuhns; California Children’s Hospital Association; Michael Wilkening,California Health and Human Services Agency; Anthony Wright, Health Access California
Moderator: Sammy Caiola, Capital Public Radio
10:50 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Panel 2: Problems Today – and Tomorrow
Wendy Calderon, Sacramento Native American Health Center; Kara Corches, Legislative Advocate, California Optometric Association;Lauren Kate Gambill, MD, MPA, American Academy of Pediatrics, California; Ryan Spencer, Mercury Public Affairs
Moderator: Pauline Bartolone, Kaiser Health News
Luncheon Keynote: Noon :
Ted Lempert, President, Children Now: Introduced by John Howard, Capitol Weekly
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Panel 3: Looking for Solutions
State Sen. Richard Pan; Richard Figueroa, California Endowment; Moira Kenney, First 5 California; Holly Martinez, California State Parks Foundation; David Panush, California Health Policy Strategies.
Moderator: Rich Ehisen,State Net Capitol journal
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m Panel 4: What’s Next for Children’s Health Care?
Yvonne Choong, California Medical Association; Mira Morton,California Children’s Hospital Association; Marjorie Swartz,Office of President Pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins, California State Senate
Moderator:Laura Mahoney, Bloomberg Law
Registration rate of $199 includes lunch and all conference materials.
No-cost scholarships are available. Contact Shoka Shafiee at Capitol Weekly, (916) 444 7665, for information on receiving a scholarship or registration fee-waiver.
California state government staff qualify for FREE REGISTRATION. Call Shoka Shafiee at 916 444 7665 for details.
CHILDREN’S HEALTH will be held from 9:15AM – 3:15PM, Thursday September 13, 2018 at 1414 K Street, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95814 and will be filmed for broadcast by the California Channel.
For Registration information contact Shoka Shafiee at (916) 444 7665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For Sponsorship information, contact Tim Foster at (916) 444 7665 or email@example.com.
For questions about content, please contact John Howard at (916) 444-7665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to our sponsors:
THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT, THE TRIBAL ALLIANCE OF SOVEREIGN INDIAN NATIONS, CALIFORNIA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION, CALIFORNIA PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS, KP PUBLIC AFFAIRS, ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, PERRY COMMUNICATIONS, WESTERN STATES PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION, CAPITOL ADVOCACY, THE METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT, PANDORA, LUCAS PUBLIC AFFAIRS, THE CALIFORNIA CHANNEL AND THE CALIFORNIA CENTER FOR CIVIC PARTICIPATION