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.

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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?

AGENDA

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
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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 shoka.shafiee@capitolweekly.net.

For Sponsorship information, contact Tim Foster at (916) 444 7665 or tim.foster@capitolweekly.net.

For questions about content, please contact John Howard at (916) 444-7665 or john.howard@capitolweekly.net.

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

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