HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The votes are in, and the new president has been chosen, but for physicians, the change is just beginning. How will this pivotal election and the future presidency of Donald Trump impact primary care physicians who practice independently...and want to remain that way? Specialdocs Consultants invites physicians to join a complimentary webinar on Friday, November 18 at Noon CT, with experts from Marwood Group, a leading healthcare advisory and research firm headquartered in New York with additional offices in Washington, D.C. and London. Michael Gaffin and Joseph Mercer will offer an insider's view of Election 2016, with insights including:
- Macro analysis of the election outcome
- Likely winners and losers across healthcare subsectors
- The fate of healthcare reform and the ACA
- The new administration's impact on independent physicians
- Effect on alternative practice models, including concierge medicine and direct primary care
About Our Speakers
Michael Gaffin serves as Marwood's main Political Strategist. Mr. Gaffin leads the legislative analysis and research in Marwood Group's Washington, D.C. office and brings a wealth of Hill experience and tenure to the firm. Prior to joining Marwood Group, he served as the Legislative Director for the bipartisan US Senate Northeast Midwest Coalition, chaired by Senator Sherrod Brown (OH). Before his work in Senator Brown's office he served as Congressman Rob Andrews (NJ) Legislative Director, one of the original authors of the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Gaffin also worked for Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (CA), Chairman George Miller's Education and Labor Committee staff and Senator Edward Kennedy's HELP Committee staff.
Joseph Mercer tracks federal legislative and regulatory policies for clients. Prior to joining Marwood Group, Mr. Mercer served as a Program Analyst at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) division at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). From his tenure at CCIIO, Mr. Mercer possesses substantial expertise covering government health insurance programs with a focus on Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D policy issues and catalysts. At CCIIO, Mr. Mercer tracked Federal and State legislative and regulatory changes, translated statutory and regulatory requirements into policy guidance, analyzed provisions of the Affordable Care Act for Federal and State regulators and health insurers, and served as a health insurance issuer rating subject matter expert. Mr. Mercer holds a JD from Washington & Lee University School of Law and a BA in Economics from the College of William and Mary.
Founded in 2002, Specialdocs Consultants, LLC is a pioneer in transitioning traditional medical practices nationwide to independent, custom-designed concierge models. Our unique approach ensures that physicians retain their autonomy, with their own names and brand at the forefront of the practice. We provide all the essentials and ongoing support for a successful concierge medicine practice and support our physicians through a successful transition and well beyond.
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