The policy panel features policy advocates and experts interacting with the audience on public policies impacting rural health and health care. Ample time will be reserved for questions, comments and engagement with panelists.
The Minnesota Rural Health Association (MRHA) coordinates the annual Policy Forum. This year's forum is moderated by the entertaining T2P2.
Policy and Regulatory Update
National rural health policy leader, Diane Calmus, NRHA, will provide an update on policy and regulatory issues that impact rural health care. Discover the timeline for federal initiatives and the opportunities for rural providers and communities to improve access and quality while sustaining financial viability.
Diane Calmus joined the National Rural Health Association staff in 2015 as the Government Affairs and Policy Manager. Previously, she worked as a legislative assistant to Rep. Kevin Brady, the chair of Ways and Means, where she handled a variety of health care issues with a focus on Medicare policy. She also worked as a health policy fellow at the Heritage Foundation.