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This year’s fall conference is co-chaired by Kevin G.Hall, past president of SABEW and chief economics correspondent of McClatchy Newspapers and Suzanne Baryln, correspondent at Reuters. For information about content, please contact Kevin at khall@mcclatchydc.com or Suzanne at suzanne.barlyn@thomsonreuters.com.

Updated September 30, 2015 
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Friday, October 9 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Consumers React to Rising Health Costs: ACA Update

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Consumers are becoming price-sensitive and insurers are reacting with narrower plans to cut costs. Meanwhile the consumer continues to absorb higher drug prices. Speakers from CNBC and the Boston Globe, plus the latest research from the Georgetown Policy Institute on  what’s happening on costs and exchanges.

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Marty Steffens

SABEW Chair in Business Journalism, MU School of Journalism
As the Society of American Business Editors and Writers endowed chair, Martha Steffens teaches business and financial journalism, as well as organizing seminars for business journalism professionals. Steffens has taught more than 450 professional in business workshops sponsored the Southern Newspaper Publishers Assn. and SABEW. She assumed the chair in 2002, after a 30-year career in newspapers, including executive editor of the San... Read More →

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Sara R. Collins

Vice President for 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 national surveys on health insurance and authored numerous reports, issue briefs and journal articles on health insurance coverage and policy. She has... Read More →
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Dan Mangan

Health Care Reporter, CNBC.com
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.  | | Prior to... Read More →
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David Nather

Washington Editor, STAT
David Nather is the Washington editor of STAT, a new health and medicine publication from Boston Globe Media, and leads the political coverage of medical science issues from the D.C. bureau. He’s the author of two books about the Affordable Care Act and is a veteran of POLITICO, Congressional Quarterly, Bloomberg BNA and the Dallas Morning News. Kids: 2. Guitars: 3. Favorite Guy Fieri show: None. 


Friday October 9, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, newsroom 219 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

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