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Secure your spot today and join health care decision makers, policy experts, advocates, consumers, patients, researchers, and leaders from the public and private sectors to share the latest evidence and discuss the most critical issues and immediate policy priorities in United States health care.
FIVE Reasons to Attend the NHPC
- MAKING SENSE OF CHANGE
What does a new Congress, a new crop of governors, new industry players, and innovative and disruptive technologies mean for health care? The #NHPC19 offers a first look at health policy in 2019.
- TIMELY AND RELEVANT TOPICS
The #NHPC19 program leaves no stone unturned, featuring important health policy discussions on topics such as the opioid epidemic, rural health, health care cost and coverage, Medicare expansion, health equity, and more.
- DYNAMIC PRESENTATION FORMATS
Featuring main stage and breakout sessions, rapid fire and poster presentations, and policy roundtables, the #NHPC19 offers you new opportunities to engage on the most important health policy topics of today.
- RATIONAL AND INFORMED DISCUSSIONS
In our increasingly hyper-partisan environment, the #NHPC19 sets itself apart with reasoned and balanced debate on today’s immediate health policy priorities - informed by real evidence and the latest research.
- DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES
A BIG tent conference, the #NHPC19 brings together individuals from all aspects of the health care industry and the health policy process, including government officials and members of Congress, health care decision makers, researchers, clinicians, patients, advocates, and students – future health policy champions.
Attend the AcademyHealth NHPC and Stay for APHA
We are pleased to work with our colleagues at the American Public Health Association (APHA) to inform U.S. health policy and improve the health of individuals and communities. Join us at a special, co-hosted closing plenary at this year’s National Health Policy Conference and stay for an extra day of policy discussions at the APHA Policy Action Institute, “Public Health Under Siege: Improving Policy in Turbulent Times.” Learn more.
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