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18th Annual Wall Street Comes to Washington Roundtable on Nov. 21

Media Advisory
Nov. 4, 2013

Alwyn Cassil (202) 264-3484 or

WASHINGTON, DC—Wall Street analysts and Washington policy experts will explore what the latest market developments mean for national health policy and how the political climate will affect the outlook for health care companies, including health plans and hospitals.

WHAT: The Center for Studying Health System Change‚Äôs (HSC) 18th annual roundtable—Wall Street Comes to Washington, sponsored by The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon. Continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Pew Charitable Trusts Conference Center, 901 E St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004

WHO: Robert Berenson, M.D., The Urban Institute; Matthew Borsch, M.B.A., M.P.H., Goldman Sachs, Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., HSC; James LeBuhn, Fitch Ratings; Carl McDonald, Citi Investment Research; and Sheryl Skolnick, Ph.D., CRT Capital Group, LLC

WHY: By bridging the worlds of Wall Street and Washington, HSC hopes to provide a better understanding of how health care markets work and what changes in the health care system mean for people and policy.

Panelists will discuss the broad trends shaping the health care system, including health reform implementation, the fledgling insurance exchanges; the growing Medicaid managed care market; increasing regulation of insurance markets; provider payment reform and integrating care delivery; underlying health care spending and insurance premium trends; hospital pricing and consolidation; hospital-physician relations; the outlook for Medicare; and other issues.

For more information, contact Alwyn Cassil at or 202-264-3484 or register online at

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The Center for Studying Health System Change is a nonpartisan policy research organization committed to providing objective and timely research on the nation’s changing health system to help inform policy makers and contribute to better health care policy. HSC, based in Washington, D.C., is affiliated with Mathematica Policy Research.

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The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy fosters public discussion around health care policy to benefit the public good.  Through research, white papers and more, the Foundation serves as an honest, independent broker of ideas and methods to achieve the competing goals of cost reduction, expanding access, and improving quality. Visit to learn more.




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