March 20, 2015
Kaiser Family Foundation
Early-Bird Registration is now open!
Early Bird Registration: $175 prior to February 13, 2015.
Space is limited. Please register now!
The Center for Medicare Advocacy’s Second Annual National Voices of Medicare Summit will connect leading experts and advocates to discuss best practices, challenges and successes in efforts to improve health care, long-term services and supports, and quality of life for older people and people with disabilities. Interspersed with the voices and real stories of Medicare beneficiaries and families, this one-day event will provide valuable information, insights, and inspiration.
Sponsorship Opportunities Are Still Available. For information, contact Scott Perkins, Development Director, at Sperkins@MedicareAdvocacy.org. Thank you to all our 2014 sponsors.
Continental breakfast and lunch will be served. We will do our best to honor dietary preferences.
Accommodations: As we did last year, the Center has arranged for a block of rooms to be held at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, just a few minutes' walk from the venue. Please use the following link to reserve a room under the Center's block: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=11556114.
Program and Speakers (known to date) – Honoring 50 Years of Medicare
Who Were, Are and Will Be Medicare Beneficiaries?
Marilyn Moon, Director, Center on Aging, American Institutes for Research
What is the Promise, Reality, and Future of Medicare?
Jonathan Blum, Former Principal Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Unfair Today, Illegal Tomorrow: Litigation & Legislation
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT)
Stu Cohen, Senior Vice President of Legal Advocacy, AARP Foundation
Senator Jay Rockefeller Lecture and Award
To Be Announced
Widening the Circle
Laphonza Butler, President, SEIU United Long Term Care Workers
Getting our Voices Heard
Edward Kennedy, Jr., CT State Senator; Board Member, American Association of People with Disabilities