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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
9:00 AM – Noon
Virtual Conference – Registration will open September 8th – check back to register
9:00 AM Welcome & NAHU Website Overview
9:10 AM Michigan Legislative Update – Senator Lana Theis, Chair, Senate Insurance and Banking Committee
9:30 AM Health Plan Roundtable
10:30 AM Janet Trautwein, NAHU – National Update
10:55 AM “Crystal Ball for the 2020 Elections” – Adrian Hemond & John Sellek
11:15 AM “How to do business safely in these changing times” – Dr. Peter Graham
State Senator Lana Theis represents the 22nd Senate District and serves as Assistant President Pro Tempore of the Michigan Senate.
Theis chairs the Insurance and Banking, and Senate Education and Career Readiness Committees, and is vice-chair of the Advice and Consent and Regulatory Reform committees. She also serves as a member of the Health Policy and Human Services Committee; Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR); and Oversight committees. She also serves as a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12 and Michigan Department of Education.
Theis first began serving as the 42nd District State Representative in 2015. She served two terms, until being elected to the 22nd District State Senate. While in the House of Representatives, Senator Theis served as Chair of the House Insurance Committee, Vice-Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, and served as a member on the House Regulatory Reform, Law and Justice, Local Government, and Oversight and Ethics, and Financial Service committees.
Prior to her election to the House, she served as Brighton Township Treasurer from 2008-2014. During that time, she served as chair of the Brighton Area Fire Authority, the Livingston County Republican Party, and the Livingston County Treasurers Association, and was a member of the Brighton Township Planning Commission.
Theis graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.
She and her husband Sam have two children and one grandchild, and they reside in Brighton.
Janet Trautwein is the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) in Washington, D.C. Her responsibilities include oversight of all NAHU activities and primary representation of the association to the media, government agencies and elected officials at all levels. Prior to becoming the EVP & CEO of NAHU in 2005, Janet served for many years as the head of NAHU’s government affairs department, directing the government and political affairs of the organization. A frequent speaker on health policy issues, Janet is considered an expert in health insurance markets and health plans of all sizes and frequently testifies before Congress on these issues. Her expertise in issues related to the uninsured, health insurance pools, risk and reinsurance pooling, health-related tax issues, and both national and global health reform has been recognized throughout the industry. In 2004, Janet received the Harold R. Gordon Memorial Award, which honors the “Health Insurance Person of the Year” and is considered to be the most prestigious award in the health insurance industry. Every year since 2006, Janet has been named one of the 100 most powerful people in the insurance industry. She has been published in major newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Los Angeles Times and she has appeared on hundreds of radio and television programs around the world.
Dr. Graham is the Executive Medical Director of Physician’s Health Plan. In his role with Sparrow Health System’s affiliate health plan, he oversees medical management, quality, credentialing, and network services. He has also been instrumental in Sparrow’s clinically integrated network development, especially the creation of a population health services organization, as well as trying to advance All Things Quadruple Aim. He has also served as the Vice President of Sparrow Medical Group, and medical director of Sparrow Home Care. Dr Graham is also the past Chair of the Michigan Board of Medicine. Dr. Graham is a Family Physician by training and teaches in the Sparrow/Michigan State University Family Medicine residency program. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and it’s residency program.
Diamond $1,500.00 (limited to 6)
Gold $750.00 (limited to 6)
SILVER $300.00 (limited to 10)
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