All Access Healthcare: NYS Budget Fallout – Is Westchester in Crisis?

Thursday,
April 16, 2020
8:00am - 10:00am
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tarrytown
455 S Broadway
Tarrytown, NY

Health Care affects everyone in New York—whether you’re a provider who’s worried about the impact of Medicaid redesign, a local advocate for a community health initiative, or an employee who’s anxious about a change or disruption in their employer-based insurance plan.

The business and healthcare communities need to understand these issues and help advocate against legislation that will negatively impact our region. This session includes statewide experts addressing potential impacts to businesses and healthcare providers resulting from key budget and legislative issues. Find out why and learn what the real issues are behind the optics.

Special Keynote Address: Bea Grause
Key highlights and breakdown of the 2020 state budget and the direct impacts on our local business community.

Panel Discussion: Rising Cost of Healthcare = Potential Crisis in Westchester

Join our dynamic panel of experts as they discuss….

  • How Medicaid cuts can affect Westchester
    • Potential impact on taxes
    • Potential rise in cost of employer sponsored plans
    • Disruption in care at hospitals, nursing homes and home care providers
  • Possible state remedies
  • “Medicare for all” – what does that actually mean?
Special Keynote Address
Bea Grause
President, Healthcare Association of New York State
Bea Grause began her tenure as president of the Healthcare Association of New York State in 2016, after serving as president and chief executive officer of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems for 14 years. In that position, she successfully led Vermont hospitals through a variety of reform initiatives, including the state’s single-payer debate, continuously and intentionally building the hospitals’ brand as trusted, competent leaders.
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Panelists
Bill Hammond
Director of Health Policy, Empire Center for Public Policy
As the Empire Center’s director of health policy, Bill Hammond tracks fast-moving developments in New York’s massive health care industry, with a focus on how decisions made in Albany and Washington affect the well-being of patients, providers, taxpayers and the state’s economy.
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Robert Spolzino
Board Chair Healthcare Trustees of New York State
Robert A. Spolzino is a Partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP who brings to his clients unparalleled judgment cultivated over decades of unique experience – he knows how to position clients for success.
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