America’s Future Foundation event: Former TennCare director to discuss health care reform

Join America’s Future Foundation as Brian Lapps, a former TennCare director, shares his perspective on national healthcare reform.

  • Date: Monday, November 16, 2009
  • Time: Cocktail hour at 6:30 pm, Brian Lapps speaks at 7:30 pm with Q&A immediately following
  • Place: Hampton Inn Green Hills, Belle Meade Room ( 2324 Crestmoor Road, 37215)
  • Hors d’oeuvres, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages will be provided.

About Brian Lapps:

As the former director and assistant commissioner of the TennCare Bureau in Nashville, Brian Lapps developed and initiated a comprehensive reform plan for the $4.3 billion program. At the time, TennCare was the most comprehensive and difficult Medicaid Managed Care program in the United States. Mr. Lapps interacted with state and federal officials, nine managed care organizations (HMO’s), providers and multiple constituencies to reign in the program. He has nearly 4 decades of experience in the healthcare industry, including executive positions at several Nashville-area hospitals and healthcare organizations. He is currently a managing director with Harpeth Consulting, a business management consulting firm focused on commercial for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare providers and payers and federal, state and local government healthcare agencies.

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Price Rainer (price@americasfuture.org)
Executive Director — Nashville America’s Future Foundation

http://www.americasfuture.org/

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