Hearsay or Fact: A Symposium on the Communication of the Affordable Care Act

“Hearsay or Fact,” a free symposium sponsored by the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, the Knight-Wallace Fellows at Michigan, & the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation is scheduled for Monday, November 4, from 1:00 to 5:00 in the Michigan League Ballroom.  Participants include:


  • John Z. Ayanian, MD, MPP, Director, Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation
  • Michael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute
  • Heather H. Howard, JD, Director, RWJF State Health Reform Assistance Network


  • Reed Abelson, health care business reporter, The New York Times
  • Steven Brill, author “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us,” TIME Magazine
  • Jonathan Cohn, senior editor, The New Republic; author of “Sick: The Untold Story of America’s Health Care Crisis—and the People Who Pay the Price”
  • Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., member editorial board and columnist, The Wall Street Journal
  • Sarah Kliff, health policy reporter, The Washington Post
  • Julie Rovner, health policy correspondent, NPR

For more information, visit the web site or contact  Heather Guenther hguenthe@umich.edu.



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