2020 Elections: Impact and Legislative Update
While the healthcare community continues to analyze the impact of the elections, policymakers are already balancing new priorities with the ongoing pandemic response. Join Ben Jones, Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy, McKesson Specialty Health & The US Oncology Network, for a look at what’s to come following the November elections; how they will shape cancer care delivery in 2021 and beyond; and how public policy will directly impact oncology providers and patients.
Vice President of Government Affairs and Public Policy
Ben Jones currently serves as Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy for the McKesson specialty provider organization and The US Oncology Network. In this role, Ben leads the federal and state advocacy efforts around access to care in the community as well as adequate and fair physician reimbursement. Ben has been in this role for over 12 years and serves as the Executive Director of The US Oncology Network political action committee (PAC). Prior to joining McKesson, Ben spent many years in public policy at the state and federal level, including 5 years with the former U.S. House Majority Leader.
Ben graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in political science and currently lives in The Woodlands, TX.
Ahad Sadiq, MD (Moderator)
Medical Oncologist, Fort Wayne Medical Oncology & Hematology, Inc.
Ahad Sadiq, MD, is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology, and has a special interest in thoracic oncology. He leads several clinical trials in thoracic oncology at Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology—focusing on the benefit of using immunotherapies.