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Capitol Hill Answers to Cleveland: Speakers Added to June 22 Event

oswaldcompanies June 16, 2015

Join us June 22 for an engaging debate by representatives from Capitol Hill contrasting the Affordable Care Act with alternative plans, and much more.

Presented by Oswald Companies, this exclusive panel lineup will offer insights into the upcoming Supreme Court ruling on federal subsidy access, and the current and future impact to employers and consumers.

The event will be hosted by Robert J. Klonk, Chief Executive Officer, Oswald.

Distinguished Speakers Include:

  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER Tom Patton, Ohio State Senator, Majority Leader
  • U.S. Congressman Jim Renacci, 16th District, Ohio; House Ways and Means Committee
  • U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan, 4th District, Ohio; Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Chairman, Subcommittee on Health Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules
  • Janet Trautwein, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Vice President, National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), Washington, D.C.
  • Joel Wood, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB), Washington, D.C.
  • Kathleen Falk, Regional Director, Region V, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.
  • J.B. Silvers, Ph.D.: Professor of Health Care Finance and Professor of Banking and Finance; Case Western Reserve University

Featured Topics Include:

  • Upcoming Supreme Court Ruling: King v. Burwell | Decision anticipated June 29, 2015. Federally facilitated exchange subsidy access: Will this decision dismantle ACA implementation? What will happen in Ohio?
  • Spotlight on the “CADILLAC” Tax: Will new legislation modify the 40% excise tax on “rich” benefit plans?
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Results: 5-Year Impact: How does the Act compare with the Republican alternative plans (10-year budget)?
  • Focus on the employer: What’s next?

The event will take place Monday, June 22, 2015, 1-4:30 p.m., Renaissance Downtown Cleveland.