#NASHPCONF19 is designed by state health policymakers for state health policymakers to explore the nation’s most up-to-date health care developments and initiatives. With more than 25 thoughtfully crafted sessions addressing important issues as well as full-day preconferences that offer deep dives into targeted topics, you’ll gain critical insights into the latest state health policy advances, program initiatives, and innovations.


#NASHPCONF19 offers nonstop opportunities to network with hundreds of state health policy leaders from across the country. Join conference roundtables to discuss best practices and solutions to pressing issues with a small group of your peers, attend the networking breakfast or Blueberry Break to socialize with colleagues, or mix business with pleasure at our two evening events!


#NASHPCONF19 speakers are among the most distinguished and respected thought leaders in state health policy today. Conference speakers will address a host of current, pressing issues, including Rx drug pricing, social determinants of health, health care costs, surprise billing, market segmentation, substance use disorders, behavioral health, and much more!


NASHP’s exclusive and diverse exhibitors are eager to offer the latest and greatest smart solutions and innovative ideas to help you address challenges and meet your goals.


Chicago is the nation’s third-largest city, but prides itself as a City in a Garden with over 600 parks, 70 nature sanctuaries, 29 beaches, and more! Whether you’re a sports fan, foodie, arts enthusiast, or nature lover, Chicago offers something for absolutely everyone. Enjoy the beautiful views of Lake Michigan while attending #NASHPCONF19, then venture out onto Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile to explore landmarks, including the historic Chicago Water Tower, the terra-cotta Wrigley Building skyscraper, and the 100-story John Hancock Center, just steps away.