Doug Peterson

Nebraska Attorney General

Media Advisory: Attorneys General Conference in Omaha Regarding Healthcare

Ensuring Quality Healthcare for Constituents is Focus of Attorneys General Meeting
 

WHO: The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Midwestern Region is holding a one-and-a-half-day meeting in Omaha, Neb. The meeting, hosted by Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson who serves as Chair of the NAAG Midwestern Region*, will focus on “Confronting Healthcare: The State’s Role in Combating Rising Costs and Ensuring Quality Care for our Constituents.”

WHAT: Topics to be addressed include an examination of healthcare market conditions, understanding pharmacy costs and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), the role of state attorneys general in protecting consumers from unfair healthcare pricing, and how healthcare purchasers can minimize costs and demand transparency.  

Attorneys general speaking are:

  • Tom Miller, Iowa Attorney General
  • Doug Peterson, Nebraska Attorney General
  • Herbert H. Slatery, III, Tennessee Attorney General
  • Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General

Presenters include:

  • Dave Chase, co-founder, Health Rosetta
  • Elisabeth Rosenthal, author, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
  • Avik Shawn Roy, president, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
  • Tim Thomas, president and CEO, Crystal Clear Rx

WHEN: 
Thursday, June 13, 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, June 14, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.         

WHERE: 
Gallup
1001 Gallup Dr.
Omaha, Neb. 68102        

For a copy of the press agenda and press credentials to attend, contact Allison Gilmore, NAAG chief communications officer at agilmore@naag.org or 202-326-6047.

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*Editor’s Note: The NAAG Midwestern Region is comprised of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.

The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) was founded in 1907 to help attorneys general fulfill the responsibilities of their office and to assist in the delivery of high-quality legal services to the states and territories.

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