2019 Health Law Conference - "Making the Affordable Care Act Affordable: How Can We Contain Healthcare Costs?"


Friday, February 22, 2019 -
8:45am to 1:45pm
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2019 Health Law Conference

Making the Affordable Care Act Affordable: How Can We Contain Healthcare Costs?

Friday, February 22, 2019

William S. Boyd School of Law

8:45 AM - 1:45 PM

Approved for 4 CLE and CME credits

Please join us on February 22, 2019, at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law to discuss cost containment in health care. This conference will bring together leading experts to discuss why health care costs are so high in the United States and what we can do to bring health care spending down.

Featured speakers will include: Bradley Herring, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health), Christopher Robertson, J.D., Ph.D. (University of Arizona College of Law), and  Sara Allin, Ph.D. (University of Toronto Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation)

Registration is required. To register, click here



8:00 am – 8:45 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:00 am "Why Are U.S. Health Care Costs So High?"
by Prof. Bradley Herring
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

10:15 am - 11:15 am "U.S. Strategies to Raise Value and Lower Costs" 
by Prof. Christopher Robertson
University of Arizona College of Law

11:15 am - 12:30 pm Panel on Cost Containment Strategies in Nevada

Steven Albright, MBA, VP Market Development, Intermountain Healthcare

Amir Bacchus, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, P3 Health Partners

Laurine Tibaldi, MD, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, United Healthcare

Kathy Silver, President, Culinary Health Fund

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch with speaker
"Lessons on Cost Containment from Abroad"  by Prof. Sara Allin
University of Toronto Institute of Health Policy, Management & Education


Early Bird with CLE $105.00
Early Bird without CLE $25.00

Regular with CLE $125.00
Regular without CLE $40.00
Current UNLV Student/Faculty/Staff Free


 For questions, please contact Dr. David Orentlicher at david.orentlicher@unlv.edu


Brought to you by the UNLV Health Law Program

Together with the UNLV School of Medicine, the Dept. of Environmental and Occupational Health at the UNLV School of Community Health Sciences​​​​, and other partners​