Virtual Transparency & No Surprise Act Summit Features a Roadmap for No Surprise Act Compliance for Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Virtual Online Video Live and Archived
  • The Leading Forum on Transparency Rules and No Surprises Act
  • Media Partners: Harvard Health Policy Review and Health Affairs
  • July 12-15, 2022
Phone: 800-503-7417
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Christine Parkins Johnson, JD, MSPH
Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Adam D. Romney, JD
Partner and Co-Chair, Healthcare Law Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle, WA

WASHINGTON DC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- APRIL 27, 2022: The Virtual Third National Health Care Transparency & No Surprises Act Summit,, will take place as a fully virtual event to be broadcast on July 12-15, 2022 and available via video archive for attendee for 12 months thereafter.


Lee A. Fleisher, MD, LLM
Chief Medical Officer and Director, Center for Clinical Standards & Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Washington DC

Michael Humphreys, MPA
Acting Commissioner, Pennsylvania Insurance Department; Former Tennessee Assistant Commissioner for Insurance; Former Director of State-Federal Relations, NAIC, Harrisburg, PA

Amber Rivers, JD
Director, Office of Health Plan Standards and Compliance Assistance, US Department of Labor, Washington, DC

Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD
Director, Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Former Vice President, Clinical Care Transformation, MedStar Health, Washington, DC

Jeff Wu, JD, MBA
Deputy Director for Policy, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Former Acting Director,, Washington, DC


Niall Brennan, MPP
Chief Analytics and Privacy Officer, Clarify Health; Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Health Care Cost Institute; Former Chief Data Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington, DC

Michael E. Chernew, PhD
Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, and Director, Healthcare Markets and Regulation Lab, Harvard Medical School; Chair, MedPAC, Cambridge, MA

Cynthia A. Fisher, MBA
Founder and Chairman,; Founder and Former CEO, ViaCord; Co-founder, ViaCell, Cambridge, MA

Martin Gaynor, PhD
EJ Barone University Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University; Former Director, FTC Bureau of Economics, Pittsburgh PA

Sherry A. Glied, PhD
Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University; Former Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, US Department of Health and Human Services, New York, NY

Bob Kocher, MD
Partner, Venrock; Board, Devoted Health, Virta Health, Aledade, Lyra Health, Sitka, Newco Health and Premera Blue Cross; Former Special Assistant to the President (Obama) for Healthcare and Economic Policy, Palo Alto, CA

Bobby Mukkamala, MD
Board-certified Otolaryngologist; Chair, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association, Flint, MI

Elisabeth Rosenthal, MD
Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News; Author, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back; Former New York Times Health Care Reporter, Washington, DC

Reed V. Tuckson, MD, FACP
Managing Director, Tuckson Health Connections, LLC; Former EVP & Chief of Medical Affairs, UnitedHealth Group, Former SVP, AMA, Atlanta, GA

Seema Verma, MPH
Health Policy Consultant; Board, LifeStance Health, Lumeris and Monogram Health; Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Carmel, IN

Christopher M. Whaley, PhD
Policy Researcher and Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Principal Researcher, RAND Hospital Price Transparency Study, Santa Monica, CA


Loren Adler, MS
Associate Director, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy; Former Research Director, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Washington, DC

Stacy Rummel Bratcher, JD
Vice President and General Counsel, Cottage Health; Former Vice President and Managing General Counsel, University of Southern California, Santa Barbara, CA

Terrence Cunningham, JD
Director, Administrative Simplification Policy, American Hospital Association, Chicago, IL

Beth Davis, PMP
Senior Manager, Allscripts Payerpath Operations, Lexington County, SC

Jim Hong, MBA, SM, Biostatistics
Healthcare Analytics Consultant & Head of Data Science, Milliman; Former Managing Director, Financial Data & Analytics, Evolent Health, Chicago, IL

Christine Parkins Johnson, JD, MSPH
Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Lolita M. Jones, MSHS, RHIA, CCS, CRC
Medico-Social Coding Consultant, Population Health Analytics Association, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Katie Keith, JD, MPH
Director, Health Policy and the Law Initiative, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

Patricia Kelmar, JD
Healthcare Campaigns Director, Public Interest Research Group; Former Director of Health Policy, National Consumers League, Washington, DC

Michael S. Kolber, JD
Partner, Manatt Health and Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP; Former Attorney, General Counsel’s Office, US Department of Health and Human Services, New York, NY

Maanasa Kona, JD, LLM
Assistant Research Professor, Center on Health Insurance Reforms a Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Bill Kramer, MBA
Executive Director for Health Policy, Purchaser Business Group on Health; Board of Directors, Primary Care Collaborative, San Francisco, CA

Ariel Levin, MBA
Senior Associate Director, Stare Issues, American Hospital Association, Chicago, IL

Stanley Nachimson, MS
President, Nachimson Advisors, LLC; Consultant, WEDI; Former Senior Technical Advisor, HIT, CMS, Bradenton, FL

Steven G. Pine, JD
Partner, Health Care Practice, K&L Gates, Morrisville, NC

Karen Pollitz, MPP
Senior Research Fellow, Health Reform and Private Insurance, Kaiser Family Foundation; Former HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Legislation, Washington, DC

Gary Qualls, JD
Partner, Health Care Practice, K&L Gates, Cary, NC

Harvey L. Rochman, JD
Partner, Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Adam D. Romney, JD
Partner and Co-Chair, Healthcare Law Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle, WA

Samantha Scotti
Senior Policy Specialist, Health Program, National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, DC

Eva Marie Stahl, PhD
Director, Public Policy, RIP Medical Debt; Former Director of Policy & Partnerships, Community Catalyst, Holliston, MA

Erin Richter Weber, MS
Director, Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH), Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE), Washington, DC

Bernard J. Wolfson
Managing Editor, California Healthline; Contributor, Kaiser Health News, Los Angeles, CA

Anthony Wright
Executive Director, Health Access California, Former Program Director, New Jersey Citizen Action, Davis, CA


Joel S. Ario, M.Dev, JD
Managing Director, Manatt Health; Former Director, Office of Health Insurance Exchanges, US Department of Health & Human Services; Former Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner and Oregon Insurance Commissioner, Manchester Center, VT

Susan Dentzer
Senior Policy Fellow, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy; Former Editor in Chief, Health Affairs; Former Health Correspondent, PBS NewsHour, Washington, DC

Robert M. Tennant, MA
Vice President, Federal Affairs, Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI); Former Director, HIT Policy, Medical Group Management Association, Washington, DC

The Summit is now offering a limited number of partial and full Tuition Scholarships to qualifying representatives of local, state and federal government, consumers/patients, consumer advocate organizations, safety net providers, academics, students, representatives of health services research organizations, and those who have lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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