Bob Smoldt, Associate Director of the Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program at Arizona State University and CAO Emeritus, Mayo Clinic, shared with our DMSG Community “The ACA at 6+ Years—Now What?”. He talked about what has worked and what hasn’t. In addition, Bob reviewed some potential replacement steps in an effort to determine what type of ACA reform/replacement might take place now.
Our December 8, 2016 Annual meeting speaker was Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne (center) with our MGMA and COPIC sponsors (from left to right, Kristina Ziehler, Dave Gans and Sue Swanson) with DMSG Founder and President, Chris Hadley. Also, sponsor not in photo was Perry Bacalis, CARR Healthcare Realty.
Lt. Gov. Lynne spoke about “The Post-Election Future of Healthcare in Colorado” as well as shared her comments regarding Kaiser and issues with the ACA, freestanding ERs and Medicaid.
Also, the 2016 DMSG Outstanding Service Award (aka “Dean Coddington Award”) was presented to David Gans, Senior Fellow Industry Affairs, MGMA for his outstanding service to the Healthcare Community and to the DMSG.