23rd Annual ITUP Conference

September 25, 2018

Save the Date!

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the 23rd Annual Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP) Conference February 4-5, 2019 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Health care leaders will gather from across the state to hear about health reform successes and identify future challenges and opportunities facing the state, and the new Governor, heading in to 2019.

ITUP is the place to reconnect with long-time colleagues, meet new ones, and learn from policymakers, experts and colleagues on what to expect as the future of health care unfolds!


Preliminary Agenda at a Glance

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.Welcome and Introduction

  • John Arensmeyer – Chair of the Board, Insure the Uninsured Project

  • Deborah Kelch – Executive Director Insure the Uninsured Project
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.Opening Keynote

The Affordable Care Act Under Legal Attack

  • California Attorney General Xavier Becerra
9:15 - 9:45 a.m.Legislative Welcome

  • State Senator Richard Pan, MD (D-Sacramento) – Chair, Senate Health Committee

  • State Assemblymember Jim Wood, DDS (D-Healdsburg) – Chair, Assembly Health Committee
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.Morning Plenary Session

Mapping the Future of the Affordable Care Act

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Morning Workshops

  • Health Care Costs and Cost Transparency

  • Improving Medi-Cal for Individuals with Complex Needs

  • Public Charge, Immigration Enforcement and the Impacts on Health

  • Shifting Federal Role: The Impact of Federal Policies and Proposals on Coverage and Care
12:15 – 1:45 p.m. Lunch

Managing Stress and Change in Uncertain Times

1:45 - 2:00 p.m.Break
2:00 - 3:15 p.m.Concurrent Afternoon Workshop Sessions

  • Medi-Cal and the Future of the Health Safety Net

  • Meeting the Future Health Workforce needs of California

  • The Road to Health Equity: Addressing Health and Access Disparities

  • Health Plan Accountability
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.Break
3:30 - 4:45 p.mAfternoon Plenary

Mapping the Future: Achieving Universal Coverage in California

4:45 - 5:00 p.m.Closing Session

What's Next?

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.Networking Reception

Hotel Accommodations

ITUP has reserved a block of guest rooms at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento at the group rate of $183, plus applicable taxes and fees. Reserve your room online or by calling 1-800-325-3535 and mentioning the “ITUP” room block. Availability is limited, so reserve your room today!


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors of the ITUP conference are supporting the signature health policy conference in California. Sponsors will be acknowledged on the ITUP website and on marketing communications and conference materials. To learn more, contactExternal Affairs Coordinator Emili LaBass at emili@ or 916-226-3899 x406.

Questions or Special Requests

We are here to help!  Contact us at conference@


Be a part of this informative and timely conference on the future of health care in California. Look for registration information coming soon!