Daily Schedule

General Schedule of Events

More details to come as more speakers and topics are finalized.

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Sunday, 5/1/22

Event

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Council Steering Committee Meeting

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Chapter Executives Forum

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Health Policy Primer presented by Young Physicians Section & EM Residents’ Association

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Council Forum

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

National/Chapter Relations Committee Meeting

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Monday, 5/2/22

Event

7:00 - 8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Leadership Summit - get a detailed list of this morning's courses, which offer CME credit

12:00 – 1:45 pm

Lunch on your own

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Diversity in Action: Women in Politics

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) will discuss her political career, how she stays focused on making an impact, and her take on the future of diversity in politics.

Event is included with LAC registration, but space is limited and you must register in advance.

1:45 - 2:00 pm

Advocacy Welcome
Laura Wooster, MPH
ACEP Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Practice Affairs

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Keynote Speaker: Rachel L. Levine, MD
Admiral, U.S. Public Health Service
Assistant Secretary for Health - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2:30 - 3:15 pm

The Great Consolidation: What Role Can Policymakers Play in Ensuring Fairness in Health Care Markets

3:15 - 3:20 pm

NEMPAC Presentation Update
Peter Jacoby, MD, FACEP - Chair, NEMPAC Board of Trustees

3:20 - 3:30 pm

Break

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Kicking the Can Up the Hill: Medicare's Sisyphean Fee Schedule
Martha Cramer, Senior Health Policy Advisor (Sen. Ben Cardin, D-MD)
Casey Quinn, Health Care Advisor (Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-OH-02)

4:00 - 4:45 pm

Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act: What Comes Next?
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

4:45 - 5:15pm

Lessons Learned: Downcoding & Diagnosis Lists in Virginia Medicaid
Moderator: Tom Sugarman, MD, FACEP, FAAEM – Chair, ACEP State Legislative/Regulatory Committee
Todd Parker, MD, FACEP - President - Virginia College of Emergency Physicians
Aimee Perron Seibert, Partner - Commonwealth Strategy Group
Adam Krushinskie, ACEP Policy Manager, Reimbursement

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

NEMPAC VIP Reception (By Invitation Only)
Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel
Special Guest: Member of Congress - Rep. Ami Bera, MD (D-CA-07)

7:30 pm

Congressional Dine-Arounds Sponsored by NEMPAC

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Tuesday, 5/3/22

Event

7:00 – 8:00 am

Breakfast

8:00 - 8:10 am

Welcome - Advocacy Day Training & Issues Briefing 
Laura Wooster, MPH - ACEP Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Practice Affairs

8:15 - 8:45 am

2022 Election/Political Update
Aaron K. Chen - Partner, Capitol Counsel, LLC

8:45 - 9:00 am

NEMPAC Presentation
Peter Jacoby, MD, FACEP - Chair, NEMPAC Board of Trustees
Jeanne Slade - Director, NEMPAC & ACEP Grassroots Advocacy

9:00 - 10:00 am

LAC22 Hill Visits Issues Briefing
Laura Wooster, MPH - ACEP Senior Vice President of Advocacy & Practice Affairs
Ryan McBride, MPP - ACEP Congressional Affairs Director
Jeanne Slade - Director, NEMPAC & ACEP Grassroots Advocacy

10:00 - 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Soapbox - Hill Visit Training
Christopher Kush, MPP - CEO/Author, Soapbox Consulting LLC
Kevin Schultza - Senior Vice President, Soapbox Consulting LLC

12:00 - 1:45 pm

Lunch on your own

12:30 – 5:00 pm

Hill Visits – virtual and/or live

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Congressional Reception