Wharton Sirius Radio Session: Medicare at 50

Date and Time
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
12:00pm— 1:00pm
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Join in the healthcare conversation on SIRIUSXM Channel 111 - the Wharton business channel! A panel of experts will discuss Medicare at 50.

866.jpgOur next radio session, Medicare at 50, will be Tuesday, February 2nd from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST.  Please note that the topic is subject to change.   

The first Medicare beneficiaries gained coverage on January 1, 1966.  50 years later, Medicare is the largest payer of health care services in the world.  On this episode of The Business of Health Care, our panel will comment on the history of the Medicare program, and where it will go from here.

Click here to register. Open only to current dues-paying members of WHCMAA.  Available to 50 participants.

The user name and password for access to this session will be emailed to all participants on Monday, February 1st.

  • Paul Ginsburg, Ph.D., Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy at the University of Southern California, and Director of Public Policy at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
  • Cybele Bjorklund, Distinguished Visitor at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University’s Law Center, and Senior Fellow at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy

Moderated by: John Barkett, WG'09, Director of Policy Affairs, Towers Watson
These sessions are free of charge to WHCMAA dues paying members and will permit a listener to listen in through their computer for these nationally broadcast one hour time slots.  It will also provide listeners to call in during these sessions to provide their perspectives.   These sessions will also be replayed 3 more times during the week on SIRIUS Channel 111.    It is a great way to join in the conversation!

Replay schedule:
Friday, February 5th at 9:00 am EST
Saturday, February 6th at 4:00 pm EST
Sunday, February 7th at 9:00 pm EST 

Note: If we become oversubscribed to this offer, our goal will be to extend the one hour radio segment to 2 hours (to ensure your voice is heard).  Lastly, if you have an idea for a panel discussion or would like to be a panelist for a session, please email Jeff Voigt at [email protected].   Again, this is open only to dues paying members. 

Additional Sessions:

Please visit our Events page for a listing of additional sessions: http://www.whartonhealthcare.org/events.html.