Politics and perspectives 

Finding a cure: Strategies
for tackling the high cost
of prescription drugs

Join Buck and Ted Kennedy, Jr. for a presentation on the politics of prescription
drug pricing and the potential implications
of the 2020 national election. 

When:  Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Where:  Arte East Loft | 265 West 37th Street, 17th floor | NY, NY

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Registration and cocktail reception
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Keynote and panel discussion

Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Seating is limited.
Register today to reserve your spot ››

A lawyer and former Connecticut State Senator, Kennedy has long advocated for bipartisan healthcare reform to improve accessibility for all. He will provide an overview of the prescription drug pricing landscape, including national and statewide initiatives.

With drug pricing the fastest-growing healthcare category, we’ll also host an interactive panel discussion on strategies your organization can implement to reduce prescription drug spend and maintain – and even improve – health outcomes.


Keynote speaker

TK Jr draft photoTed Kennedy, Jr.
Member of Epstein Becker & Green
Board Chair of the American Association
of People with Disabilities 

As a passionate advocate for bipartisan health care reform and former Connecticut State Senator, Ted is dedicated to legislative and regulatory advocacy for sensible prescription drug pricing in the U.S. 


Ruth HuntRuth Hunt
Panel Discussion Facilitator
With more than 25 years of health care engagement experience, Ruth will facilitate an interactive dialogue with Ted Kennedy, Jr., our panel of experts and audience members. Come prepared with your questions and challenges!
Dave Gillen
Dave Gillen
HR Data Analytics
Analytics help companies make faster, smarter decisions. At Buck, Dave focuses on finding effective ways for clients to measure and monitor the effectiveness of their health and prescription drug plans, as well as predict future costs and trends, which can be a game changer for companies.
Gail Levinson
Gail Levenson
Pharmacy Consultant
Getting the most value for your health care spend, requires pulling all the levers available to a plan sponsor, including program design, vendor negotiation, and member engagement. Gail works with employers to optimize prescription drug programs based on the workforce demographics and organizational needs.
Scot Marcotte
Scot Marcotte
Employee Experience
Through the innovative use of technology and communications, Scot designs solutions that help employees make good decisions regarding their health and health care costs.
Rich Stover
Rich Stover
Navigating the complexities of national and state prescription drug regulations can be daunting. As a member of Buck’s Knowledge Research Center and a consulting actuary, Rich specializes in breaking down the rules to help employers understand the requirements and act on them.

If you have questions please contact Betsy Woods Brooks, NY Market Leader.