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Thursday, June 28
 

3:00pm

Check in at the Grand Hyatt Washington

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Metro
  • The Grand Hyatt Washington lobby is conveniently connected to the Metro Center train station. You can easily get to the hotel from Union Station or Ronald Regan Washington National Airport using the Metro.

Parking:
Self-Parking
Please note there are no in-and-out privileges in the Self Parking Garage

  • 0-1 hours: $10
  • 1-4 hours: $18
  • 4-10 hours: $20
  • 10-24 hours: $42

Thursday June 28, 2018 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

5:30pm

Travel to the National Press Club
It is about a 10 minute walk from the hotel to the National Press Club.

  • Exit the hotel and turn left onto H St NW.
  • Turn left onto New York Ave NW and left onto 14th St NW.
  • The National Press Building will be on the left.
  • Enter and take the elevators to the 13th Floor.
  • Go up the stairs to the “Members Only” area on the 14th Floor to the McClendon room.  The sign will read Press Club member Kathleen Graham.

Thursday June 28, 2018 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

6:00pm

Reception and Networking
Thursday June 28, 2018 6:00pm - 6:30pm
McClendon Room National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045

6:30pm

Dinner - Reporter Roundtable
Welcome
avatar for Kathleen Graham

Kathleen Graham

Executive directorKathleen Graham comes to SABEW from Alfred Friendly Press Partners in Washington, D.C., where she served as executive director. During her leadership at Alfred Friendly, she oversaw a distinguished international journalism fellowship program and established long-term newsroom training partnerships. Prior to that, she worked for 17 years at the Radio Television Digital News Foundation in a number of positions, culminating in executive director., SABEW

Thursday June 28, 2018 6:30pm - 8:00pm
McClendon Room National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045
 
Friday, June 29
 

7:50am

Walk to Bloomberg as a Group or on Your Own
If you would like to go as a group, please meet in the hotel lobby at 7:50 a.m.

Exit the Grand Hyatt Washington. Turn left onto H St NW. Turn right onto 11th St NW then left onto I St NW. The building will be on your right.

Friday June 29, 2018 7:50am - 8:00am
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

8:00am

Check in at Bloomberg
Please bring a government issued ID.

Friday June 29, 2018 8:00am - 8:30am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

8:30am

Coffee and Danish
Friday June 29, 2018 8:30am - 8:45am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

8:45am

The Future of the ACA
What changes have been instituted by the Trump administration and to what effect? How are the states coping/reacting? What is the future of the exchanges? Will individuals be priced out of the market?

Speaker
avatar for Sabrina Corlette, JD

Sabrina Corlette, JD

Research professor, Center on Health Insurance Reforms at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute
Sabrina Corlette is a Research Professor at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute. At CHIR she directs research on health insurance reform issues. Her areas of focus include state and federal regulation of private health... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2018 8:45am - 9:45am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

9:45am

Break
Friday June 29, 2018 9:45am - 10:00am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

10:00am

Medicaid: What's Next
The biggest expansion in the ACA occurred in Medicaid. Now some states want to institute work rules and other requirements. What impact will this have on health care delivery?

Speaker
avatar for Robin Rudowitz

Robin Rudowitz

Associate director, Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured at Kaiser Family Foundation
Robin Rudowitz is an Associate Director for the Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured, where she focuses on state and federal Medicaid financing issues and Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.  Prior to joining KFF in 2004, Rudowitz was a Senior Manager at The Lewin Group, a health... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

11:00am

Break
Friday June 29, 2018 11:00am - 11:15am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

11:15am

Single Payer Health Care: New Models
What are the different models? What has been shown to work? How much could it cost?

Speaker
avatar for Sara Collins, PhD

Sara Collins, PhD

Vice president, health care coverage and access, The Commonwealth Fund
Sara R. Collins, Ph.D., is vice president for Health Care Coverage and Access program at The Commonwealth Fund. An economist, Dr. Collins joined the Fund in 2002 and has led the Fund’s national program on health insurance since 2005. Since joining the Fund, Dr. Collins has led several... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2018 11:15am - 12:15pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

12:15pm

Evaluations
Friday June 29, 2018 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

12:30pm

Lunch
Friday June 29, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

1:30pm

Prescription Drug Costs on the Rise?
Prescription drug costs: Why do prices continue to be so high? Are there specific programs/policies/changes in the marketplace that could lower costs to consumers?

Speaker
avatar for Leigh Purvis

Leigh Purvis

Director, Health Services Research, AARP
Leigh Purvis is the Director of Health Services Research in AARP’s Public Policy Institute. She leads a team of policy analysts and researchers who work on health care issues that are relevant to the 50+ population. In addition, Ms. Purvis heads the Institute’s work on prescription... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

2:30pm

Break
Friday June 29, 2018 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

2:45pm

The Opioid Crisis
What has the Trump administration proposed? How are the states responding?

Speaker
avatar for G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS

G. Caleb Alexander, MD, MS

Co-director at the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Dr. Alexander is an associate professor of Epidemiology and Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he serves as founding co-director of the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness and principal investigator of the Johns Hopkins-FDA Center of Excellence... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

3:45pm

Break
Friday June 29, 2018 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

4:00pm

The Changing Business of Health Care
The Aetna-CVS/Express Scripts-Cigna mergers and entrance of Amazon and others into the marketplace. What does this mean?

Speaker
avatar for Zachary Tracer

Zachary Tracer

Reporter, Bloomberg News
Zachary Tracer is a health-care reporter at Bloomberg News, where he writes about how care is paid for and delivered in the U.S. His work appears on Bloomberg.com and on the Terminal, and he also contributes to Businessweek magazine. Zach has written about how drug prices are set... Read More →


Friday June 29, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

5:00pm

Evaluations
Friday June 29, 2018 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

5:15pm

Dinner and evening on your own
The Washingtonian visited more than 300 restaurants for their annual list of the best places to eat. 

Friday June 29, 2018 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
 
Saturday, June 30
 

7:50am

Walk to Bloomberg as a Group or on Your Own
If you would like to go as a group, please meet in the hotel lobby at 7:50 a.m.

Exit the Grand Hyatt Washington. Turn left onto H St NW. Turn right onto 11th St NW then left onto I St NW. The building will be on your right.

Saturday June 30, 2018 7:50am - 8:00am
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

8:00am

Check in at Bloomberg
Please bring a government issued ID.

Saturday June 30, 2018 8:00am - 8:30am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

8:30am

Coffee and Danish
Saturday June 30, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

9:00am

Health Care Legal Issues
A number of lawsuits may have profound impact on the future of health care, including cases against drug manufacturers concerning opioid addiction and the lawsuit filed by Medicaid recipients against Kentucky about proposed work rules.

Speaker
avatar for Dania Palanker, JD

Dania Palanker, JD

Assistant research professor, Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at Georgetown’s Health Policy Institute
Dania Palanker is an Assistant Research Professor at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR) at Georgetown’s Health Policy Institute. She analyzes state and federal health insurance market reforms, including implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with an emphasis... Read More →


Saturday June 30, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

10:00am

Evaluations
Saturday June 30, 2018 10:00am - 10:15am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

10:15am

Story Generation
Saturday June 30, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

10:45am

Adjourn
Saturday June 30, 2018 10:45am - 10:50am
Cabinet Room Bloomberg LP, 1101 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

11:55am

Check out of hotel
Saturday June 30, 2018 11:55am - 12:00pm
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

12:00pm

Enjoy your time in D.C.

Here are some suggestions for fun in the D.C. area. Please note that these are not SABEW organized/hosted events.

The hotel is just blocks from The White House, the National Mall, museums, restaurants and nightlife. 

Newseum
The Newseum has seven levels with 15 galleries and 15 theaters. Exhibits include the 9/11 Gallery; the Berlin Wall Gallery; and the Pulitzer Prize Photographs Gallery. Please note that the Newseum closes at 5 p.m. on Saturday and is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. Purchase individual tickets here.

Segway Tour
Roll with Capital Segway Tours for one of the most fun things to do in DC – see several of the city’s most famous landmarks, including the White House, Botanical Gardens, National Archives, Smithsonian, the Washington Monument, FBI Building, Newseum, Capitol Building and the Canadian Embassy. Capital Segway Tours is located at 818 Connecticut Ave N.W. Saturday is typically the busiest day of the week so make sure to book your tour in advance. Go to www.capitalsegway.com.

Dining out
The Washingtonian visited more than 300 restaurants for their annual list of the best places to eat.


Saturday June 30, 2018 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001