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Friday, September 28 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Mending the Safety Net

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Two ex-administrators of Medicare and Medicaid on ensuring the least among us have the care they need.

Presented by Ascension-Seton and supported by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas and the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities

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Mary Agnes Carey

Senior Correspondent at Kaiser Health News
Carey covers health reform and federal health policy for Kaiser Health News. Previously, she served as associate editor of QC HealthBeat, a daily report on health care policy for Congressional Quarterly. Carey has also covered budgets, economics and health care for Dow Jones News... Read More →

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Mark McClellan

Former Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services under President George W. Bush
McClellan is a professor and founding director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University. He previously served as director of the Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative and the Richard Merkin Initiative on Payment Reform and Clinical Leadership. McClellan... Read More →
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Andy Slavitt

Acting Administrator of the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services under President Barack Obama
Slavitt oversaw Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Health Insurance Marketplace programs under President Barack Obama. He is the founder and a general partner in Town Hall Ventures, which invests in innovative health care businesses. Slavitt also... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am CDT
St. David's Episcopal Church, Bethel Hall