In addition to Dr. Carey, other NCMS members at the forum were Robert H. Bilbro, MD; Don W. Bradley, MD; Craig N. Burkhart, MD;, and Warren J. Pendergast, MD. NCMS staff members Alan Skipper, Amy Whited and Mike Edwards also attended.
Much of the discussion focused on how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would change health care delivery and impact large and small business employers. Panelists agreed that Congress will likely make more changes in the coming months in order to gain desired outcomes such as cost control, quality and access to care.
Read TBJ reporter James Gallagher’s coverage of the Health Care Reform Symposium.