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The Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University and The Public Affairs Committee of the Union League Club of Chicago invite you to a policy briefing on

What the Presidential Candidates Are Saying—and Not Saying—About Their Healthcare Plans

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Opinion polls have consistently shown that healthcare is the top domestic priority of Americans. With the primary season approaching, the leading Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have released their healthcare plans—proposing reforms from cost containment to insurance deregulation and universal coverage. Join us as our distinguished panel dissects the healthcare plans from the leading Republican and Democratic presidential candidates.

Supported with funding from the Joyce Foundation

Panelists:

"The Republicans on Healthcare: Evaluating the Candidates' Plans"

by Katherine Baicker, Professor of Health Economics, School of Public Health, Harvard University; Former Member, President's Council of Economic Advisers

"The Democrats on Healthcare: Evaluating the Candidates' Plans"

by Sherry Glied, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Former Senior Economist, Healthcare and Labor Market Policy, President's Council of Economic Advisers

"What the Candidates Are Not Saying That You Need to Know"

by David Dranove, Faculty Associate, Institute for Policy Research; Walter J. McNerney Distinguished Professor of Health Industry Management, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Moderator

Therese McGuire, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research; ConAgra Foods Research Professor in Strategic Management; Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

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Monday, December 10
12:00-1:30 p.m.

Union League Club of Chicago
65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago

The Union League Club observes a dress code that requires business casual attire.

If you would like to attend, please contact Patricia Reese at
p-reese@northwestern.edu. Registration is required.