The 2014 Spring Managed Markets Summit Highlights Program Offerings on the Affordable Care Act

  The 2014 Spring Managed Markets Summit Highlights Program Offerings on the
                             Affordable Care Act

Conference Speakers Will Provide Clarity on What is Certain and Uncertain as
Healthcare Reform is Implemented

PR Newswire

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Spring Managed
Markets Summit, presented by Decision Resources Group, comes at a critical
time in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the evolution
of the healthcare system in the United States. While rapid change is occurring
in the private sector, many questions still remain in the rollout of the ACA.
The movement is now underway towards coordinated care, quality, reimbursement
methodologies and data-driven care, all with an underlying emphasis on

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"Our distinguished Summit faculty has been tasked with providing clarity and
will concentrate on explaining what is certain and what is still uncertain as
reform is implemented," said Decision Resources Group Vice President Tony
Pinsonault. "They represent many of this country's largest payers and
healthcare thought leaders and promise to explain much of what is happening in
the marketplace by analyzing trends, policy and technologies impacting the
managed care industry"

The Managed Markets Summit will be held on February 25-27, 2014, at the Loews
Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Some examples of the breakout
sessions at this year's Summit include:

  o"ACA and Dual Eligibles," presented by James Howatt, MBA, M.D., Vice
    President and Medical Director, Wellpoint, Inc.
  o"ACA -- is it Driving Consumer-Driven Healthcare?," presented by Frank
    Everett Neville, BS Pharm, MBA, Chief Trade Relations Officer, Express
  o"Health IT and Reform: The Road to Right Care," presented by Farzad
    Mostashari, M.D., Visiting Fellow, Brookings Institute 
  o"Challenges Facing Health Care Delivery Systems in the U.S.," presented by
    Victor Dzau, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke University
    Medical Center and Health System; Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke

For a full list of breakout sessions go to

The Managed Markets Summit will feature more than 45 breakout sessions in the
conference program lead by industry-leading speakers from the nation's largest
corporations in healthcare.

The Summit takes place at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida,
February 25-27, 2014. The cost is $2,595 per person with discounts available
to groups of five or more. For more information and to register, go to

For the most up-to-date information including conference happenings, news,
videos and buzz follow the Managed Markets Summit on Twitter at

Media interested in attending the conference should contact Briana Pontremoli
at or 781-993-2654 for additional information.

About Decision Resources Group
Decision Resources Group is a cohesive portfolio of companies that offers
best-in-class, high-value information and insights on important sectors of the
healthcare industry. Clients rely on this analysis and data to make informed
decisions. For more information, visit

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For more information, contact:

Christopher Comfort
Decision Resources Group

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