Agenda for Saturday, April 12, 2014, Workshop

Physicians for a National Health Program — Kentucky
Kentuckians for Single Payer Health Care

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Lang House, 115 S. Ewing Ave.
Louisville, KY

Building the Single Payer Movement in Kentucky

Responding to the Health Care Crisis

9:30 a.m.
Registration and Refreshments

10:00 a.m.
Welcome to PNHP-Kentucky’s Annual Meeting
– Garrett Adams, MD, MPH, Immediate past-president, Physicians for a National Health Program.

10:05 a.m.
Introductions of all – around the room

10:15 a.m.
The Affordable Care Act Crumble File
– Kay Tillow & David Ross Stevens
Q & A

10:35 a.m.
Building Single Payer in Tennessee and the South
– Art Sutherland, MD
Q & A

10:50 a.m.
Fighting for Single Payer in the US and Health Care in New Zealand
– Carol Paris, MD
Q & A

11:05 a.m.
The Solution: An Expanded and Improved Medicare for All and How We Preach Beyond the Choir
– Ed Weisbart, MD (30 minutes)
Q & A and open discussion (15 minutes)

11:50 p.m. Box Lunches
PNHP Kentucky business meeting

12:35 p.m.
Panel: What is happening to patients and to medical practice?
Kentucky Physicians respond

– Edgar Lopez, MD, Louisville, Moderator
– Tracy Ragland MD, Crestwood
– Scott Graham, MD, Fredonia
– Esther Costel, MD, Louisville

1:00 p.m.
Q & A and open discussion

1:15 p.m.
Panel: The Single Payer Solution and Building the Movement to Win It
– Garrett Adams, MD, Moderator
– Art Sutherland, MD
– Carol Paris, MD
– Ed Weisbart, MD

1:45 p.m.
Wrap –Up and Challenge to move forward

2:30 Adjourn