2020 Election Wrap Up and 2021 Texas Legislative Forecast

2020 Election Wrap Up and 2021 Texas Legislative Forecast

November 17, 2020

Noon - 1 p.m. CST

Sponsored by:

Co-hosted by the Texas Hospital Association Foundation and Texas Healthcare Trustees

With representatives from THA and Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals, this session will offer a recap of the 2020 election and give an overview of the 2021 Texas legislative forecast.

Target Audience:

CEOs, chief financial officers, chief operations officers, chief nursing officers, chief information officers, chief legal officers, chief human resources officers, medical directors, physicians, recruiters, hospital board members, and anyone else who follows today’s evolving healthcare environment

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview of the outcome of the November general election and impact on the legislative session;
  • Analysis of Texas’ current budget and challenges ahead for passing a new biennial balanced budget;
  • Outline of priority issues for Texas hospitals in the 2021 legislative session; and
  • Potential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legislative session.

Continuing Education:

1.0 hour ACHE Qualified and CHT, 1.2 hours CPE

Registration Pricing:

  • Member (charge per connection): Complimentary
  • Member Group (5 or more connections): Complimentary
  • Nonmember: $75
  • Nonmember Group: $249

You are allowed one connection/viewer per member registration. Additional line connections will be billed accordingly. If you would like to gather as a group, select the group rate for unlimited attendees/connections to the webinar. Simple instructions with a link to the webinar will be sent when you register and again the day before the webinar. A recording of this program is also included in the cost of registration.


Jennifer Banda, J.D., vice president, senior liaison, advocacy and public policy, Texas Hospital Association, Austin
John Henderson, president and CEO, Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals, Austin

Jennifer Banda, J.D., is vice president of advocacy, public policy and HOSPAC at the Texas Hospital Association. She helps with several hospital and health advocacy initiatives at the state level and manages HOSPAC, the political action committee of THA. Prior to joining THA, Banda managed health policy for Speaker of the House James Laney. Her other governmental experience includes stints at several state agencies, on Capitol Hill, and in the White House.

John Henderson serves as president and CEO of the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals. He joined TORCH in April of 2018 following 16 years as CEO of Childress Regional Medical Center – his hometown hospital. Henderson previously has served as chairman of both the TORCH and THA.

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