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This is an event you will not want to miss!
See program line-up . . . 2017 HEALTH SUMMIT PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Pre-registration required. Light lunch and reception included.

Sponsorship opportunities and resource tables available.
For additional information, please email info@lahealthequity.org

Mailing address:
LCHE – 2017 Health Summit,
Post Office Box 82637,
Baton Rouge, LA 70884


Tuesday, March 24, 2017 from
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


6400 Perkins Rd,
Baton Rouge, LA 70808



You are invited to join us for the 2017 Health Summit: Advancing Policy for a Healthy Louisiana on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 9 AM to 5:30 PM (registration opens 8 AM).

Find out more about the?Congressional House Republican’s??replacement??bill released just a couple of days ago to?repeal broad pieces of the Affordable Care Act and?make drastic and harmful changes to Medicaid?that could result in millions of people losing their health care.?This bill would substantially decrease financial assistance for low and middle income consumers, making coverage less affordable. Register today here

Keep reading below for more details about the summit….


  • Want to be in the know about healthcare policy in Louisiana?

  • Concerned about the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid expansion with ?repeal and replace? underway?

  • Have questions about access to healthcare?

If so, join us on March 24, 2017, from 9 AM to 5:30 PM (registration opens at 8 AM),?for the 2017 Health Summit: Advancing Policy for A Healthy Louisiana, at the C. B. Pennington Jr. Building Conference Center in Baton Rouge, as we continue working toward creating and building collaborative partnerships for improving health in Louisiana.

Our dynamic speakers include officials from many levels of government, healthcare policy experts, community leaders, and more. In addition, we offer a number of interactive break-out sessions on crucial health related topics. Wait? there?s more! Your registration includes lunch and a reception that will be awesome opportunities for networking.

More than Just a Summit? We are committed to the ongoing fight for a healthy Louisiana. Key findings gathered during the 2016 Health Summit were submitted to the Louisiana Statewide Healthcare Delivery System Study Committee (HCR 22), Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Department of Health, and the Louisiana State Legislature. Click here to review the summary report.

Our distinguished speaker lineup this year includes:

  • The Honorable John Bel Edwards, Governor of the State of Louisiana

  • The Honorable Sharon Weston-Broome, Mayor-President City of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish

  • The Honorable Patricia Haynes-Smith, Louisiana State Representative, Chair of the Louisiana Statewide Healthcare Delivery System Study Committee (HCR 22 of 2016 Louisiana Legislature)

  • Ms. Maureen Hensley-Quinn, Senior Program Director and Leader of the Emerging Policy Issues Team- National Academy for State Health Policy, Washington, DC

  • Ms. Kathleen Nolan,?Managing Principal of Health Management Associates, former Director of State Policy and Programs for the National Association of Medicaid Directors,?Washington, DC

  • Mr. DJ Jaffe, Executive Director of Mental Illness Policy Org., Mental Health Advocacy Expert, and Author, “Insane Consequences: How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill” (Prometheus Books, April 2017)

The time is now. See you there!

Registration required, open online at?https://2017healthsummit.eventbrite.com

Individual registration?- only $75 – Deadline extended until March 10. Hurry space is limited!

Group registration of 3 to 15 from?same organization?- %10 discount?until March 10 Late registration – $100 after March 10

Resource/Vendor Tables – $150?until sold out, limited number available

Lodging Our hotel for the 2017?Health Summit is the beautiful full service Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4728 Constitution Ave, Baton Rouge, LA.?The conference rate is $99 per night. Go to?www.crownebaton.com to view hotel property.? Please call the hotel directly to book your room under the block for Louisiana Center for Health Equity before March 17.?The telephone number is 225.925.2244.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available Want information about sponsorship opportunities,?including a continental breakfast or reception sponsorship?

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