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Understanding challenges within the U.S. healthcare system and the potential effects of policies and regulations designed to address them

A conference sponsored by the Montana State University Initiative for Regulation and Applied Economic Analysis
April 5-6, 2018 | Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Free and open to the public 



Dramatic changes in technology and innovation, evolving demographics and delivery models, and changes in federal and state healthcare policy regulation have put the United States healthcare system at a crossroads. 


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Keynote Lecture: April 5, Linfield Hall 125, 6-7 p.m.

“Making Competition in the Healthcare Sector Work: What Would It Take?” 

 James Capretta, American Enterprise Institute, Resident Fellow and Milton Friedman Chair 

Moderated Q&A with Vincent Smith, IRAEA Co-Director 


Conference Sessions: April 6, Procrastinator Theater, Room 237 Strand Union Building, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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For more information: Co-Directors Vince Smith and Wendy Stock
Registration/attendance and continuing education credit inquires: Tamara Moe, Business Manager,
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