233809 Maximizing state implementation of federal health care

Saturday, November 6, 2010 : 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM

Vincent DeMarco, JD, MA , President, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public, Baltimore, MD
This presentation will discuss ways that states can fully maximize health care expansion and public health provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The presenter will describe what Maryland is doing and how states can replicate their work. Presentation will include the successful measures enacted before the federal bill such as a one dollar tobacco tax increase that significantly reduced smoking and helped fund health care coverage for over 2000,000 parents, children, and seniors.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Identify specific ideas on how to best implement federal health care reform in their state

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified because I have organized successful public health campaigns in Maryalnd, other states and nationally over the past twenty years which is described in a new book by Michael Pertschuk called the DeMarco Factor: Transforming Public Will into Political Power
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.