Keynotes--Responding to Health Reform
JoAnn LamphereAARP, Director, State Government Relations & Advocacy Health & Long-Term Care
As Director for State Government Relations, Health & Long-term Care, JoAnn Lamphere serves as a main strategy advisor to AARP's fifty-three state offices. Since passage of national health care reform, her priority is to assure the successful implementation of PPACA Act across the states. Previously, Dr. Lamphere worked as a senior consultant with The Lewin Group, where her areas of expertise included public sector financing, state health reform, long-term care policy, and tax credits for health coverage. Prior to that, she served as Senior Policy Advisor for AARP's Public Policy Institute. Her professional experience also includes Senior Associate, Alpha Center, Washington, DC; Administrative Manager, New England Medical Center, Boston; and Health Policy Analyst and Program Director, New York State Department of Health. She holds a PhD in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University. In addition to being a noted author and frequent lecturer, she is a founding member of the Campaign for Effective Patient Care.
Joshua GoldbergHealth Policy and Legislative Analyst, National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Joshua D. Goldberg is Health Policy & Legislative Analyst with the NAIC in Washington, DC, representing the nation’s state insurance regulators before Congress and federal regulators. He has been with the NAIC since February 2006 and provided nonpartisan technical assistance to Congress during the health reform debate. Since adoption of the law, he has been helping to coordinate implementation of the law at the state level and providing assistance to federal regulators as they develop the rules to implement the legislation federally. Prior to joining the NAIC, he worked on state health policy issues at America’s Health Insurance Plans and served as Congressional leadership aide. Mr. Goldberg holds a BA from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Andrea McGuireChief Medical Officer, Vice President, Partnership for Better Health
Dr. Andy McGuire leads the strategic direction for the American Enterprise Group, and clinical oversight of Medical Management, Pharmacy Management, Risk Selection, and Network Management. She is chair of the College of Public Health Board of Advisors at the University of Iowa School of Public Health, and co-chairs the Partnership for Better Health. She is also vice chair of the Initiative to Decrease Unintended Pregnancies, and serves on the Iowa Department of Economic Development Board. Her advocacy for health, woman and children lead her to run for Lt. Governor of Iowa. She previously worked as a nuclear medicine physician at Mercy Radiology and Veterans Hospital in Des Moines. From 1998 to 2002, Dr. McGuire was vice president of medical resource management and medical director at Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Iowa and South Dakota. She earned BA and MD degrees at Creighton University in Omaha, and holds an MBA from Kennesaw State University.