Health Care Transactions Advisors conference
Health care transactions advisors, national transaction advisors and health care providers are gathering for a conference in New York City to discuss ways to simplify the process of buying and selling health care products.
The conference will take place Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Marriott Marquis in Midtown, and is sponsored by the National Transaction Advisors Association, a trade association for transaction advisors.
The goal of the conference is to provide information that can help people who buy and sell health care services and products, and their families and friends make more informed decisions about their health and well-being, said Sarah Reichelt, president of the National Association of Transaction Advisers.
“I think a lot of people are in the process and struggling to make sense of the complicated things,” she said.
“This is a great opportunity to start building a bridge and get people to make more sense of these complex things.”
Reichelt said that she is looking forward to the discussion and will try to make it as simple as possible for the people attending.
“We are going to try to focus on the topics that are really important to people who are buying and buying and giving advice, and getting advice on things like the right insurance or the right doctor,” she explained.
“This is really important because it helps people make better decisions about what they want to buy and what they don’t want to purchase.”
The conference is being held in conjunction with the National Health Policy Summit, which will be held in Washington, D.C., on March 5, 2018.
“So, you know, the key point here is that this is a really great opportunity for people to come and learn and make sense out of this whole process of health care buying and sell.”
The conference comes on the heels of a flurry of events in the U.S. for health care advisers and other advisers working in health care.
A series of meetings in Washington last month included a panel discussion by the Center for American Progress and a panel on the impact of Medicare payments on health care spending by a panel at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
The National Health Action Network, a nonprofit, was also held in New Jersey on Feb. 6.
Reichelet said the association has held a number of workshops to introduce the concept of a transparent and accurate health care market to health care professionals and the general public, and has also been holding the annual conference to help connect advisers and the health care community.
She said the industry is working hard to make sure there is a clear pathway for people who want to help people make more sound health care decisions.
“People who are in this market, they really have to know what they are getting into, what the risks are, what they should be considering before they start, what benefits they might get, and what kinds of incentives they should give, and then it’s all about what’s best for everyone,” she added.
Reincelt said she expects the industry will continue to have a strong presence at the National Transactions Association conference, even though she is not sure when that will happen.
“It’s really exciting, because it’s going to be a really exciting time for the health industry, and I’m really excited to see where that goes,” she concluded.
“I think there’s a lot more people interested in this than there was a few years ago.”
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