Session: Legal Issues in Access to Health Care
5105.0: Wednesday, November 19, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Legal Issues in Access to Health Care
This panel explores ways in which law and/or legal advocates serve to facilitate or impede access to health care.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
12:30 PMDo indigent, high-risk infants need legal advocacy to receive health and welfare services?
Laura Barnickol, JD, MSW, Jocelyn A. Hirschman, MPH, Janell F. Fuller, MD, Gopal Srinivasan, MD, Swarupa Nimmagadda, MD, Stephen N. Wall, MD, MSH
12:50 PMHealth professionals as human and civil rights activists: The Medical Advocacy Project
Marianne Reiner
1:10 PMPublic health implications of PRWORA's restrictions on undocumented immigrants' access to health care *
Jeffrey T Kullgren, MPH
Organized by:Health Law Forum
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Community Health Planning and Policy Development
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA