Media Advisory: Heartland Institute to Offer “Big Ideas” for Health Care Reform on Thursday, April 7

Published March 30, 2011

On Thursday, April 7, The Heartland Institute will bring to Capitol Hill several of the nation’s leading experts on health care reform for a “Big Ideas” conference addressing one of the top public policy issues of our day.

“Our Big Ideas conference will offer a positive, freedom-oriented agenda to empower individuals, improve lives, and ensure that health care is more accessible for all Americans,” said Eli Lehrer, vice president of DC operations for the Chicago-based Heartland Institute.

The conference is free and open to the public and media, but advance reservations are required. Contact Deborah Bailin at [email protected] or at 202/525-5726.

When: Thursday, April 7, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where: 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

Who: Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI), chairman, House Energy and Commerce Committee (keynote speaker)

Other participants include:

Michael Cannon, Cato InstituteBlair Childs, Premier Healthcare AlliancePeter Ferrara, The Heartland InstituteChristie Herrera, American Legislative Exchange CouncilAndrew Langer, Institute for LibertyBartley Madden, The Heartland InstituteNina Owcharenko, The Heritage FoundationJim Pinkerton, New America FoundationKerri Tolozcko, Let Freedom RingGrace-Marie Turner, Galen Institute

The Heartland Institute is a 27-year-old national nonprofit organization based in Chicago. Its mission is to discover, develop, and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. For more information, visit our Web site at or call 312/377-4000.