During these unprecedented times, our deepest concerns go out to those directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and those on the frontline keeping residents of seniors housing and skilled nursing communities safe.

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Starting October 6, 2020

The Essential Virtual Experience


Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Four Weeks Out from the General Election: A Policy Discussion with Soledad O'Brien, Mark Parkinson and Andy Slavitt

Focus Areas: Managing Margins Managing Margins and Realizing Returns Realizing Returns

Session Type: Main Stage

Time:Tuesday, October 06, 2020 | 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm


Soledad O'Brien

Award Winning Journalist, Documentarian, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist


Mark Parkinson

President & CEO

American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL)


Andy Slavitt

Former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Senior Advisor, The Bi-Partisan Policy Center

Program Track: Senior Care

Topic Objectives

Mark Parkinson, President & CEO, ACHA/NCAL and Andy Slavitt, Former Administrator for the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services share their perspectives and discuss potential impacts from the election:

  • Anticipated changes to healthcare policy in a COVID-19 world
  • Potential regulatory impacts for long term care
  • Changes to private health plans
  • Medicaid and Medicare