Special Legislative Meeting with John Greene, Vice President of Congressional Affairs for NAHU


September 16, 2020
8:00 AM PDT - 9:30 AM PDT
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Special Legislative Meeting with John Greene, Vice President of Congressional Affairs for NAHU

John is currently vice president of congressional affairs at the National Association of Health Underwriters and has been their lobbyist since September 2000. He has worked on every major piece of health care legislation from TAA to the PPACA. In 2005, he spearheaded legislation which expanded a program for long-term care insurance policies to all states as part of the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act. He was a member of the Senate mental health parity negotiating team which led to enactment in 2008. John helped get bipartisan support for a provision to remove a $2,000 deductible cap on small group plans and recently got legislation passed that restored the Medicare open enrollment period to the pre-ACA timeframe.

Prior to joining NAHU, John worked for the State of Maryland as a Health Policy Analyst with the Maryland Health Care Commission.

John enjoys collecting political memorabilia particularly campaign buttons. He has a son who plays in a band and a daughter who dances ballet in Pittsburgh. John has a Masters in Health Services Administration from The George Washington University and lives in Rockville, MD.

Course Overview: The session examines legislative and regulatory actions taken by Congress and federal agencies in response to COVID-19 and the role that NAHU is having in this process ; COVID-19 related resources offered by NAHU (webinars, podcasts, newsletter, etc.); NAHU’s continued policy priorities for the 116th Congress; major regulatory actions that have been taken and are expected in the near-term and later; and how NAHU members, the overall agent/broker community, and employers can get involved.

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the course, the participant will know:

  • The political basis for how policymaking may be affected as the result of COVID-19 and the 2020 general elections, including NAHU’s strategies to achieve policy goals;
  • Specific policy proposals that have been and are under consideration or are being developed by Congress and the Administration;
  • The political background, changes and processes that are leading to particular actions being made and how NAHU works to influence these processes;
  • Policy positions of the association in affecting change in health reform at both the legislative and regulatory levels and how those positions are developed;
  • Tools and resources for becoming active and engaged in these processes.


$15.00 Member Virtual Ticket

$30.00 Non-Member Virtual Ticket