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MIT Hacking Medicine Lecture Series: Demystifying Health Insurance

April 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Are you interested in health entrepreneurship? Have you ever wondered what it takes for a startup to negotiate with health insurance companies? Do you want to learn more about the perspective of a payor? If so, this event is for you!

Robin Glasco, VP of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), will be sharing with us what it takes for health insurance companies to do deals with startups, what is exciting in the health insurance space, and how to set yourself up for success next time you are trying to get your product/service reimbursed by insurance.

Entrepreneurs from Boston-area health startups will share their experiences negotiating with insurance companies and give advice about the process.

Join a group of diverse health innovators for an evening of engaging conversation. Event is free but seating is limited so RESERVE your ticket today.

Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump is a candidate for the Master of Science in Media Ventures at Boston University. After receiving a B.A. for a dual major in Journalism and Communication Studies from Keene State College in 2014, she became the Web Editor and Social Media Expert at Taste for Life Magazine, an alternative health publication. She then served as Copy Editor at The Keene Sentinel, a daily newspaper in Keene, N.H. While editing daily city news and designing pages for print, she also managed, edited, and contributed to a weekly health section.

As a Media Ventures student with a passion for health journalism, Pamela hopes to use her time at MedTech to expand storytelling skills, while learning about leadership and innovation in the media-startup industry.
Pamela Bump


April 5
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
575 Memorial Drive
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