Session: Uninsured: Reaching, Enrolling and Serving Them
3178.0: Monday, November 17, 2003: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Uninsured: Reaching, Enrolling and Serving Them
Presentations in this session include insight into why eligible Latinos do not participate in insurance programs. we will also look at linking private and philanthorpic providers to constuct a system for the uninsured and a work initiative for a statewide fatherhood program.
Learning Objectives: Participants will learn to: 1)assess health insurance needs of small businesses. 2)understand the consequences of being uninsured; and 3)compare and contrast three components of access models.
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Moderator(s):Karen Valenzuela, MA, MPA
12:30 PMBarriers to participation in public and private insurance programs among Massachusetts Latinos
Michael Doonan, PhD
12:42 PMDevelopment of a community-based family oriented approach to employment and health services
Syreeta Skelton, MPA, BA, Theresa Ann Sipe, PhD
12:54 PMHall County Medical Society's Health Access Initiative: A physician-led initiative providing health care access to a community's low-income uninsured through collaboration of community partners and coordination of resources
Olivia A. Erbele, RN, MS, Christina D. Moore, Director
1:06 PMInsuring the uninsured: Planning for a three share plan for small business by a community partnership
Joel B. Cowen, MA, Raymond W. Empereur, MPA
1:18 PMPublic healthcare coverage issues and trends in New Jersey and their impact on families and communities
Firoozeh Molaparast Vali, PhD
Organized by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

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