Join us on the Hill For the 2017 washington summit


Greg Walden (R-OR)
House Energy and Commerce Committee


Jonathan Blum


Nancy Foster
American Hospital Association


James Michel
American Health Care Association

The Washington Summit is by invitation only. Invitees include Patron-level Foundation Associates, board members, and key distributor member executives. Summit program is developed for HIDA's leadership to discuss key industry policy issues in an atmosphere that allows for open discussion and strategic planning.


Tuesday, June 6

7:30 – 8:30am:  Breakfast

Invited Speaker:
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

8:45am:  Shuttles leave Hyatt to go to Capitol Hill

9:30am – 4:00pm:  Scheduled Capitol Hill meetings 

12:30pm:  HEF Board Meeting 

6:00pm:  Summit Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, June 7

7:00 – 8:00am:  Networking Breakfast  

8:00am:  Welcome  

8:10 – 8:45am | Political Forecast: What Congress Will & Won’t Get Done This Year

Confirmed speaker:
Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR)
House Energy and Commerce Committee

8:45 – 9:30am | Payor Innovations and Trends

 Confirmed Speaker:
Jonathan Blum, EVP Medical Affairs, CareFirst
Former Principal Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

9:45 – 10:45am | Provider Reimbursement Trends: With or Without ACA Repeal

Confirmed Speakers:
Nancy Foster, VP, Quality and Patient Safety Policy
American Hospital Association (AHA)

James Michel, Sr. Director, Medicare Reimbursement and Policy
American Health Care Association (AHCA)

10:45 – 11:45am | New Administration Perspective

Invited Speaker:
Mary-Sumpter Lapinski, Counselor to HHS Secretary Price
Former Health Policy Director at Senate HELP Committee for Chairman Alexander (R-TN)

Noon:  Wrap up and Adjourn

Conference Sponsor:

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Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Washington DC

Please make separate arrangements for your hotel reservations.

Online: Hotel website►
Reservations: 800-233-1234

Rate: $ 305 /night +tax 14.50% and/or $37.55 per room night occupied

Housing Room Block Deadline: May 9, 2017 (After the cutoff date, rooms will be booked on a space-available basis only and room rates are subject to change)

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Hotel Cancellation Policy

Guests must cancel hotel room reservations 72 hours in advance to receive a full refund.

Event Registration Policy

This event is by invitation only. Attendees include members of the HIDA Board of Directors, HIDA Educational Foundation Board of Directors, HIDA Advisory Councils, key distributor executives, and Patron-level Foundation Associates, VIP HIDA Educational Foundation Associates, and member distributors.

Space may be limited. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration forms sent without payment will not be processed. Any photos taken at this event are property of HIDA and can be published without permission in HIDA materials.


Event Cancellation Policy

Participants must cancel in writing via mail, email or fax in order to request a refund, less a $35 processing fee. A full refund minus the processing fee will be available prior to May 3, 2017 and a 50% refund will be available between May 3, 2017 and May 17, 2017. While no refunds will be available after May 17, 2017, a company may substitute a registrant at any time without penalty.

Please Note: Summit is by invitation only. Invitees to this annual event include Patron-level Foundation Associates, board members, and key distributor member executives.

Health Industry Distributors Association
310 Montgomery Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-1516, Phone: (703) 549-4432, Fax: (703) 549-6495