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New Webinar Series Focuses on the Presidential Candidates’ Possible Impact on Healthcare Reform

Analysts From HealthLeaders-InterStudy Share Their “Safe Bets And Wild Cards” For The November Elections

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HealthLeaders-InterStudy (HLI), the leading provider of managed care market intelligence, is pleased to announce a new webinar series focusing on the presidential election and its impact on healthcare reform. The series entitled Safe Bets & Wild Cards packs a powerful punch with leading analysts from HLI presenting topical information as the race for the White House culminates this November. The three-part webinar series, which kicks off this Wednesday, Oct. 10 focuses on:

  • Ten markets to watch in the run-up to reform
    Wednesday, October 10th at 12:30 pm/ET
    This 20-minute webinar will look at some of the states that are farthest along in their preparation for the exchanges and ones that are lagging behind. It will also examine five individual markets that are in the best position to capitalize on healthcare reform.
    Presenters: Sheri Sellmeyer, vice president of advisory services, HealthLeaders-InterStudy
    Carolyn McMeekin, principal director, managed markets analysis, HealthLeaders-InterStudy
  • Handicapping the outlook for health plans, PBMs and employers
    Tuesday, October 23rd at 12:30 pm/ET
    Key players in the healthcare industry are hedging their bets as reform deadlines approach and the election looms. This 30-minute webinar will examine three key stakeholders in the Affordable Care Act and how they are reacting to market dynamics.
    Presenters: HealthLeaders-InterStudy analysts Paula Wade, Chris Lewis and April Wortham
  • How will the November election reshape managed markets?
    Thursday, November 1st at 12:30 pm/ET
    The outcome of the Nov. 6 presidential and congressional elections will have a profound impact on implementation of the 2010 Affordable Care Act, a centerpiece of the Obama presidency. This 20-minute webinar will look at how key parts of healthcare reform could be altered (or not) depending on the winner.
    Presenters: Jane DuBose, principal director of advisory services, HealthLeaders-InterStudy
    Ric Gross, senior analyst, HealthLeaders-InterStudy

For more information and to register for this free series, visit

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