2022 Legislative Wrap Up Webinar — Participant Information

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It is time to start preparing for the new laws hospitals must comply with in the coming year. Join us to learn what you need to know now and what you need to start thinking about to be ready for 2023.

CHA panelists will set the stage with a high-level overview of legislation this year and review the key new laws going into effect next year that hospitals will need to implement.

This is your opportunity to gain insights, tune in to important deadlines, and have your questions answered.

Note: For optimum performance, a computer connection speed of 5MB is recommended. If you are unsure of your computer connection, join a test meeting in advance to check compatibility. For audio only, dial (669) 990-9128 or (213) 338-8477 and enter webinar ID: 989 8655 2692.​

Kirsten Barlow – Kirsten joined the California Hospital Association as Vice President, Policy in December 2021, where she manages behavioral health policy issues. Over the three prior years, Kirsten established an independent consulting practice providing policy, finance, and strategic expertise to clients, including: Aurrera Health Group; the National Alliance of Mental Illness – California; California Public Administrators, Public Guardians, and Public Conservators Association; California Hospital Association; Hospital Association of Southern California; and Hospital Council of Northern and Central California. Kirsten can be reached at kbarlow@calhospital.org.

Gideon Baum – Gideon Baum is CHA’s lead on labor and human resources issues. Prior to CHA, Mr. Baum served as Staff Director for the Senate Committee on Labor, Public Employment and Retirement and served as a Committee Consultant with the State Senate for nearly 15 years. Gideon can be reached at gbaum@calhospital.org.

Kiyomi Burchill – Kiyomi Burchill is Group Vice President, Policy, at the California Hospital Association (CHA). In this role, she leads CHA’s policy team in developing and executing priority policy initiatives. Previously, she served as Vice President, Policy where she was responsible for developing CHA’s policy positions on a portfolio of legislative and regulatory issues. Before joining CHA, Kiyomi spent over a decade in California state government in both the Legislature and the California Health and Human Services Agency. Kiyomi can be reached at kburchill@calhospital.org.

Jackie Garman – Jacquelyn Garman, JD, is Vice President, legal counsel for California Hospital Association. Ms. Garman oversees and coordinates the association’s legal representation on litigation critical to the hospital industry and assists with the legal impact of legislation and regulations on hospitals. Prior to joining CHA, Ms. Garman served as general counsel for Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland from 2006-2014, where her responsibilities also included serving as the organization’s risk manager. Jackie can be reached at jgarman@calhospital.org.

Kathryn Scott – Kathryn serves as the association’s head lobbyist in Sacramento and directs the California lobbying team. Previously, Kathryn was a partner at Capitol Partners, a Sacramento lobbying firm that she founded over ten years ago. She has over 20 years of experience in public policy and served as a contract lobbyist to CHA for 15 years. She has also represented the United Hospital Association and the District Hospital Leadership Forum among other health care and non-health care clients. Kathryn can be reached at kscott@calhospital.org.

Prior to the webinar, it may be useful to review the 2022 Report on State Legislation. Designed to help hospitals understand the implications of and comply with the bills that will have the biggest impact on your facilities, the report serves as a reference tool for the broader health care-related legislative activity that occurred this year. 

In addition, the 2022 Legislative Scorecard is also provided for your reference.

Having problems joining the webinar?

If you cannot meet the system requirements to access the presentation online, you can follow along with the audio portion of the webinar using the presentation slides PDF available under the Materials tab.

For additional assistance and other inquiries, email CHA’s Education Department at education@calhospital.org.