State Issues Retreat

  • September 28 – 29, 2017
  • Washington, D.C.
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Washington, D.C. Attendance is limited to AHIP health plan members, AHIP retained counsels and state trade association executives only.

The annual State Issues Retreat fosters a synergistic environment for peer-to-peer sharing, learning, and communicating about your organization’s most pressing issues.

Focused Discussions. Expert Guidance.

Hear from top thought leaders on the specific topics you want — and gain the insight and information you need. Learn from your peers, who are facing similar issues and challenges in a wide range of areas:

  • The continuing evolution of the health insurance market
  • Rx transparency, rebates, coupons, and the drug supply chain
  • Out-of-network “surprise” balance bills
  • Utilization tools such as prior authorization, step therapy, and preferred drug lists
  • Emerging issues for supplemental products, such as LTC, Medigap, and Dental – as well as NAIC model changes
  • Overview of the federal and state political landscape for 2018

At AHIP’s State Issues Retreat, be prepared to roll up your sleeves and participate. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for AHIP health plan members, AHIP retained counsel, and state health plan association executives. Register today.

Attendance is limited to AHIP health plan members, AHIP retained counsels and state trade association executives only.

agenda
  • September 28
  • September 29
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September 28
7:30 am
5:30 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

8:00 am
12:00 pm

State Trade Association Executives Meeting

10:00 am
12:00 pm

Retained Counsel Briefing

1:00 pm
1:30 pm

Welcome and Opening General Session

1:30 pm
2:10 pm

General Session

2:10 pm
2:20 pm

Break

2:20 pm
3:20 pm

General Session

3:20 pm
3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm
4:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions

4:30 pm
4:40 pm

Break

4:40 pm
5:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions

5:45 pm
5:45 pm

Day 1 Adjourns

September 29
7:30 am
9:00 am

General Session

7:30 am
1:30 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

9:00 am
9:10 am

Break

9:10 am
10:10 am

General Session

10:10 am
10:30 am

Break

10:30 am
11:30 am

General Session

11:30 am
12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 pm
1:30 pm

General Session

1:30 pm
1:35 pm

Break

1:35 pm
2:10 pm

General Session

2:10 pm
2:15 pm

Wrap Up, Farewell Remarks and Adjournment

2:15 pm
2:15 pm

State Issues Retreat Adjourns

Will we see you in D.C?

Fall is a fabulous time to be in D.C.

JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202.393.2000 / 800.393.2503
Website: www.jwmarriottdc.com

Not too hot, not too cold. And always a comfortable setting to plan for your organization’s coming year in public programs. Conveniently located, AHIP’s State Issues Retreats is a great place to get down to business. So sign up for the conference and receive special hotel rates!

As an added bonus, nearby you’ll find plenty of walkable green spaces, D.C.-only attractions like the White House, Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall, and great restaurants for when you need to take a short break from it all.

We’ve negotiated special room rates to help stretch even the most limited travel budgets. Make your hotel reservations today!

Book Your Hotel Room Today

Reservation Deadline is Wednesday, August 30, 2017 or when the room block has sold out (whichever comes first).

Important Hotel Information

The AHIP group rate is $328.00 Single or Double plus 14.5% sales tax. The group rate is available until Wednesday, August 30, 2017 or when the room block has sold out (whichever comes first). This cut-off is a guideline and not a guarantee of availability.

Rooms at this rate are being held for arrival on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 and departure on Friday, September 29, 2017. Space is limited. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and the contracted rate is available to AHIP conference attendees only.

To make your reservation today, please use the online conference Passkey link only versus calling the hotel or Marriott reservations directly.

Deposit and Cancellation

All room reservations must be accompanied by a first and last night’s deposit guaranteed with a major credit card. This deposit may be charged to the guest credit card any time after booking.

If a reservation is cancelled on or before Wednesday, August 16, 2017 the deposit will be refunded. If a reservation is canceled from twenty-one (21) days to fourteen (14) days prior to arrival the individual will forfeit the deposit of the first and last night’s stay. If a reservation is canceled on or after thirteen (13) days prior to arrival, the individual will be charged the entire length of stay.

Travel Information

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Area Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
Distance from Hotel: 5 miles
Drive Time: 20 minutes

Washington, DC/Dulles (IAD)
Distance from Hotel: 26 miles
Drive Time: 45 minutes

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Distance from Hotel: 31 miles
Drive Time: Approximately 1 hour

Rooms at this rate are being held for arrival on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 and departure on Friday, September 29, 2017.