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    Where are we now? Healthcare Reform, Repeal and Replace/PPACA and Healthcare Cost Trends

    Date: July 19, 2018, 11:30am
    Free for GBR SHRM Members/Guest - $30
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting
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    Michael Bertaut (BURR-toe) is a Certified Health Consultant and Professional of the Academy of Healthcare Management.  He has 30+ years of Analytical Experience in the Healthcare, Telecom, and Retail Industry Sectors.  On the ground in DC when PPACA was written and intimately involved in analyzing healthcare legislation, Michael has engaged in over 1,100 public discussions on Healthcare Costs and the Impact of Reform since 2009.  Invitations have come from groups ranging from healthcare policy makers in Washington DC to your local public service clubs.

    Mike is a Fellow of the Academy of Applied Politics at Louisiana State University, and author of the Hermes Award-Winning Healthcare Blog “Straight Talk” at which gives readers a weekly update on critical matters in healthcare costs and policy in plain English. 

    He is a financial modeler and forecaster, currently responsible for predicting membership activity for over 1.6 million Louisianans who carry a Blue Cross Card.   

    Michael earned his MBA and BA from Louisiana State University and just celebrated his 35th year as a cancer survivor.  He’s been married to the very patient Marla for 32 years and they have three children.

    Michael is currently employed as the Healthcare Economist and Exchange Coordinator for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana.