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2015 Capitol Conference — Stand Up and Be Heard
February 23-25

For twenty-five years, NAHU members have been coming to Washington, D.C., to stand together and make their voices heard. This year, make sure your voice is amongst the crowd. By registering for NAHU’s 25th Annual Capitol Conference, you will have the opportunity to join with hundreds of your colleagues from around the country to lobby for health reform changes of importance to you and your clients on Capitol Hill. You will also get to hear from exciting speakers representing Congress, the Administration and other health reform stakeholders, network with other agents and see our Health Underwriters Political Action Committee at work. With the 114th Congress having just convened under new leadership, now is the perfect time to come to Washington, D.C., and stand up as a force for change.

Monday’s General Session Keynote

Monday’s General Session will feature a presentation by David Houle on the future of healthcare. David Houle is consistently ranked as one of the top futurists in the world today. In the last five years he has delivered keynotes on six continents in 12 countries. He has received two Emmys and the prestigious George Foster Peabody award. His 2012 book, The New Health Age: the Future of Health Care in America, co-authored with Jonathan Fleece, became a #1 best seller on Amazon in the categories of Medicine and Future of Health Care.

Tuesday's General Session Speaker

We are excited to announce the confirmation of Chris Cillizza, Washington Post reporter and author of the politics blog "The Fix," as Tuesday's general session speaker. He covers the White House for the Post and Post website and has appeared as a guest on NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox News Channel and CNN to talk politics. He is also an MSNBC political contributor. Chris will provide his insight and outlook to the 2016 election that will center around the much discussed presidential candidates for both parties.

Tuesday's General Session

To be a trusted advisor and problem solver, you need to do more than stay on top of the latest trends. You need to get ahead of them and help drive the conversation for higher-value healthcare among employers and insurers.

That's why the NAHU Education Foundation has developed an exciting webinar series for 2015 entitled, "The New Healthcare Landscape: How to Make It Work for Your Clients." Register here today to learn the latest news, trends and practices from national experts in this free, 10-part series that will help brokers stay abreast of the latest developments in healthcare delivery, payment and transparency. You will learn how to get your clients more value for their healthcare dollars.

The first webinar, "The High Cost of Healthcare: What's Driving It? What Can Brokers Do About It?," will be held live during Tuesday's General Session at NAHU's Capitol Conference on February 24. If you are not going to be there in person, you can view the presentation online.

This webinar series is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and open to all who are interested and offered free of charge. Register today at http://nahuef.inreachce.com.

Wednesday's General Session Panel

As an agent or broker we know you're in a great position to examine the ins and outs of the 2015 open enrollment period, but sometimes a different perspective can be illuminating. Once open enrollment closes on February 15, different stakeholders will have insights into how it affected their industry and in what ways the next enrollment period could be improved on. We are excited to announce we have a panel set to do just that on Wednesday morning, with representatives that will cover consumers, small businesses, insurance plans and large employers. The panel will include speakers from the National Restaurant Association, Small Business Majority, America's Health Insurance Plans and Enroll America. The panel will be narrated by former NAHU President Russ Childers.

Your Best Value!

Based on attendee feedback, we are continuing CapConPLUS. This year, each session includes so much content about nuanced aspects of health reform that you're going to want to attend them all. Sessions will focus on employer mandate and reporting, containing healthcare costs, navigating special enrollment periods and more. The schedule only allows for enough time for attendees to pick two sessions to attend in person, but with CapConPLUS you don't have to miss a thing! By selecting CapConPLUS during registration, you will receive audio recordings of all general sessions and breakouts, synced to the PowerPoints.

For a detailed description of the breakout sessions, click here.

Cancellation Policy

There will be $50 processing fee per registered member for cancellations received by January 7; a $75 processing fee per registered member for cancellations from January 8-28; and no refunds for cancellations received after January 28. (NOTE: All cancellations must be in writing via email or fax; no telephone cancellations accepted.)

Sponsor Information

NAHU invites you to sponsor our 25th Annual Capitol Conference, Stand Up and Be Heard. This is an exciting time in Washington, D.C., and our members are ready to participate in the excitement at Capitol Conference. This conference is strongly attended, and as a sponsor, you will have your company description in our Capitol Conference app, be recognized in signage in common areas, receive recognition in the HIU magazine and have your company’s logo displayed on NAHU’s website. Furthermore, Silver and Gold Sponsors receive exhibit space in our Sponsors Lounge and can choose an additional and exclusive opportunity for recognition during the conference.

Click here for information on Capitol Conference sponsorship opportunities.

Click here for online sponsor registration.

Click here for mail-in sponsor registration.

Links

Agenda
Documents
Breakout Descriptions
See Who Is Attending

Photos

Purchase Photos

Feedback Form

Feedback on Hill Visits

Thank Legislators

Operation Shout to Thank Legislators

Welcome Webinar

Webinar Recording
Webinar Slides

Sponsorship Information

Sponsorship Opportunities
Online Sponsor Registration
Mail-in Sponsor Registration

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Washington, DC
on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Our block of rooms at the Hyatt is full.

If you need hotel accommodations, please contact NAHU Meetings.

Capitol Conference App


Visit your app store and type in "NAHU" and select the NAHU Events App. Once you download and open this app you will see our 2015 Capitol Conference to download. This app is free and is continuously being updated with new information. Download it today to create your personal conference schedule, find out about sessions and speakers along with who you can find in our sponsors lounge.

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We look forward to seeing you at Capitol Conference!