8:00 amWelcome and Re-cap of First Day
Arnold Milstein, Pacific Business Group on Health
8:30 amSession 6: Policies Targeting Administrative Simplification
Chair: Nancy H. Nielsen, American Medical Association
This session considers policies aimed at harmonizing and standardizing payer plans, and billing and reporting requirements, including review of current initiatives, experiences, barriers, and possibilities.

Lewis G. Sandy, UnitedHealth Group
Payer perspective

Linda L. Kloss, American Health Information Management Association
Provider perspective

Harry Reynolds, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina
Policy engagement issues
10:00 amSession 7: Policies Targeting Consumer Preferences for Higher Value Care
Chair: Robert S. Galvin, Global Healthcare/General Electric
This session considers policies that aim to sharpen consumer awareness, focus, and choice of care that delivers higher value.

Jennifer Sweeney, National Partnership for Women and Families
Consumer engagement issues

Dick Salmon, Cigna
Payer perspective

Dolores L. Mitchell, Group Insurance Commission
Purchaser perspective
11:30 amLunch
12:00 pmSession 8: Pulling It All Together—Getting to 10 Percent
Chair: Arnold Milstein, Pacific Business Group on Health
This session will engage key analysts in the task of each reflecting on the summary estimates from the previous meetings and related sources, and offering their views of the gains possible and the most important issues and strategies to reach the possible.

Elizabeth A. McGlynn, RAND
David O. Meltzer, University of Chicago
Peter J. Neumann, Tufts University
1:30 pmSession 9: Pulling It All Together—The Policy Priorities and Strategies
Chair: J. Michael McGinnis, Institute of Medicine
This session will engage participants in an open discussion of the policy priorities, how to mobilize support, and possible strategy approaches in the contemporary political environment.

Mark B. McClellan, Brookings Institution
Joseph Onek, Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Dean Rosen, Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti
 Short-term possibilities and goals
 Long-term possibilities and goals
2:30 pmConcluding Remarks and Adjournment
Arnold Milstein, Pacific Business Group on Health
J. Michael McGinnis, Institute of Medicine

From: Appendix B, Workshop Agendas

Cover of The Healthcare Imperative
The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes: Workshop Series Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine; Yong PL, Saunders RS, Olsen LA, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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