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Senator Howard Baker and the Bipartisan Policy Center to Hold Roundtable Discussion on Achieving High-Value Health Care

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 General News J E 4
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Meeting to feature leading health experts including Chris Jennings and Dr. Mark McClellan, Co-Directors of BPC's Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care



WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center and Advisory Board member Senator Howard Baker will convene a health care policy discussion, titled, "Embracing High-Value Health Care: Exploring the Quality-Coverage Nexus," on Monday, December 1, 2008 from 2:00pm-5:00pm at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, TN. This is the fourth in a series of events being held across the country in support of the BPC's Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care. It will feature leading health care experts, including Tennessee state and local health officials, and Project Co-Directors Chris Jennings and Dr. Mark McClellan.



The event is free and open to the public and the press. Please RSVP to lpforum@bipartisanpolicy.org if you would like to attend. Press set-up begins at 1pm.



The Leaders' Project is directed by the BPC's Advisory Board, chaired by former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Howard Baker, Tom Daschle, Bob Dole, and George Mitchell. It is an unprecedented effort to help break political gridlock in Washington, DC, regarding health care reform. The goal of the Leaders' Project is to produce politically viable policy recommendations to address the delivery, cost, coverage and financing challenges facing the nation's health care system. For more information about the Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care visit: www.bipartisanpolicy.org/healthcare



About the Bipartisan Policy Center:

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Baker, Daschle, Dole, and Mitchell formed the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) to develop and promote solutions that can attract the public support and political momentum to achieve real progress. The BPC acts as an incubator for policy efforts that engage top political figures, advocates, academics, and business leaders in the art of principled compromise. For more information please visit our website: http://www.bipartisanpolicy.org



WHO: Senator Howard Baker and the Bipartisan Policy Center WHAT: Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care Roundtable Discussion, "Embracing High-Value Health Care: Exploring the Quality-Coverage Nexus" WHEN: Monday, December 1, 2008, 2:00pm - 5:00pm WHERE: Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, 2100 West End Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37203

SOURCE Bipartisan Policy Center
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