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- Sandy Praeger Kansas Insurance Commissioner and chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee
- Richard Foster chief actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- James Firman president and CEO, National Council on Aging
- Scott Harrington professor, health-care management and insurance and risk management, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School
- Marilyn Werber Serafini healthcare and welfare correspondent, "National Journal"
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