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Hot Issues in Health 2016

Making Sense of Health Policy in a Time of Uncertainty
Published: December 14, 2016 | Updated: September 6, 2018

2016 Conference

The 2016 Hot Issues in Health Care conference focused on the future of the Affordable Care Act and health reform under a Trump Administration. 

The conference featured keynote speeches by Sarah Kliff, senior editor of; Dr. Patricia Gabow, former CEO of Denver Health, and currently a national leader in health delivery innovation; and Colorado Lt. Governor Donna Lynne.

Former legislators Norma Anderson and Paul Weissmann joined Represantitive Joann Ginal and Senator Larry Crowder for a panel discussion about past and present health and health care policy issues.

Keynote Speakers

Donna Lynne
Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne
Patricia Gabow
Click for Dr. Patricia Gabow's presentation

Presentations from CHI Staff and Community Partners

Ready Set Colorado
Michele Lueck
Picking Up the Pieces: An Election Review and 2017 Legislative Forecast
Allie Morgan and Joe Hanel
Colorado health insurance exchange on life support or a healthy prognosis?
Jeff Bontrager and Amy Stephens

medicaid midstream
Emily Johnson and Ross Brooks
End of Life Options in Colorado
Alexandra Caldwell


Colorado's new map
Joe Hanel
chaos and disruption
Amy Downs



it takes two to tango
Tamara Keeney and Lisa Jansen Thompson
home is where the heat is
Natalie Triedman


Affordability presentation
Edmond Toy


from the ground up
Sara Schmitt and Jeff Zayach


Other Hot Issues in Health Conferences

Catch up on presentations and keynote addresses from Hot Issues conferences back to 2012 at the links below.

2012 2014 2015 2017

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