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Join us September 24 - 25, 2015 for the next

DPCC Washington Fly-in


This Fall, DPC leaders from around the country will come to Washington to focus attention on important federal policy changes to help DPC practices grow and improve health care for more Americans.  Please join us and help spread the word about Direct Primary Care to Members of Congress and staff on Capitol Hill 


  • Educate members of Congress about the great reforms taking place in DPC in at least 42 states.


  • Help push legislation to change IRS rules on HSAs


  • Create a new Medicare payment pathway for DPC


  • Inform Congress about legislation passed in 13 states correctly defining DPC outside of state insurance regulations

For further information click here to email the Direct Primary Care Coalition

Tentative Agenda *

Direct Primary Care Coalition

Steering Committee Meeting and Washington Fly-In

September 24-25, 2015

Thursday, September 24


DPCC Steering Committee Meeting and Fly-In

Capitol Advocates Conference Room

400 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 585

Washington, DC  20001



8:30am - 9:00am


Welcome - Introductions, Agenda Overview



9:0am - 11:00am   


DPCCC Steering Committee Meeting *


*denotes Steering Committee activities or Invitation Only


11:00am - 12:00pm


AHIP Presentation - Care Coordination in Medicare Advantage

Nick Holder, America's Health Insurance Plans


12:00 - 1:00pm


Lunch Served


GUEST SPEAKER:  Sen. Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA)

Introduction of S. 1989 - The Primary Care Enhancement Act


1:00pm - 2:00pm


Federal Policy Update - Planning Session

*S. 1989 Co-sponsorship

*Medicare Reforms - Implementation of MACRA

*Handouts for Friday Hill Visits



2:00pm - 2:45pm


DPC State Employees Program in New Jersey

Mark Blum - America's Agenda


2:45pm - 3:45pm


State Policy Update - Planning Session

*Review of State Laws - Phil Eskew, D.O.

*Legislation in 2016 Sessions

*Medicaid Enabling Legislation


4:00pm - 5:00pm


Meeting with MedPac *

Medicare Payment Advisory Committee

425 I Street, NW, Suite 701


5:00 - 7:00pm


DPC Mixer and Happy Hour

Johnny's Half Shell

400 North Capitol Street, NW

Washington, DC  20001

Hosted by Hint Health and Simplifi Benefits


*denotes Steering Committee - Invitation Only event




Friday, September 25



DPCC Washington Fly-In

Capitol Advocates Conference Room

400 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 585

Washington, DC  20001


8:00 - 9:00am


DPCC Fly-In Welcome, Kickoff Briefing



*Lobbying 101 Review for new attendees

*Capitol Hill Meeting Schedules

*Handouts and talking points


9:00am - 3:00pm


Capitol Hill Visits

Senate and House Office Buildings

-Schedule Pending


3:30pm - 4:15pm


AAPP Federal Update

Capitol Hilton

1001 16th Street, NW

Washington, DC  20036


4:30pm - 5:30pm


DPC After Action Briefing

-Location TBD Capitol Hilton


* Agenda in progress.  Subject to change.  

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