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April 2009

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Chair’s Letter from Ann Hollenbeck

2009 Legislative and Health Policy Update.

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2009
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Location: State Bar of Michigan, Michael Franck Building, 306 Townsend St., Lansing, MI 48933
Cost: FREE to Section members, $20 for non-section members
Registration: by Fax/Mail Form, online registration is not available
Speakers:

  • Senator Tom George, chair, Senate Health Policy Committee
  • Fred Anderson, deputy director, Michigan Osteopathic Association
  • David Finkbeiner, senior vice president, Advocacy, Michigan Health & Hospital Association
  • Paul DuGuay, deputy and director of Regulatory Affairs, Michigan Association of Health Plans

Following the program, light refreshments will be served and registrants will have an opportunity to meet the speakers and network with colleagues. Cara Nieboer and Laura Napiewocki have planned a great program—don’t miss it!

Educational Teleconference Programs

The Payors Subcommittee will host a two-part educational series regarding the Medicare Advantage Program in May via teleconference. The first part of the series will be held Wednesday, May 6, at noon. This presentation will include a basic overview of the Medicare Advantage Program and discuss the differences between Medicare and Medicare Advantage. The speakers will be Sue Jenkins and Julie Anderson from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

The second part of the series will be held on Wednesday, May 20, at noon and will address more advanced topics related to the Medicare Advantage Program. Speakers will include Sue Jenkins, Julie Anderson, and Tina Allen from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

There is no cost to section members for either of these teleconferences. See the section events to the right for information or contact Denise Adams at hclsassistant@yahoo.com.

Save the Date: The Section’s annual meeting will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2009, at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact me or any other Council member with your thoughts, questions, and suggestions for our Section. We welcome all ideas!

Thank you.
Ann Hollenbeck

 

Other EventsSection Events

  • April 23, 2009–2009 Legislative and Health Policy Update from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • May 6, 2009—Teleconference on Medicare Advantage from noon to 1:00 p.m.
  • May 20, 2009—Teleconference on Medicare Advantage from noon to 1:30 p.m.
  • Save the Date!—Section annual meeting Thursday, September 24, 2009, at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills.