254019 Health Care Reform

Monday, October 31, 2011: 9:30 AM

Steffie Woolhandler, MD , Associate Professor of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA
This presentation will focus on recent developments in national health policy, including the increasing numbers of uninsured Americans, the rise in underinsurance, and the continued rise in health care costs. It will focus on issues and political actions relevant to the attainment of single-payer national health insurance for the United States.

Learning Areas:
Provision of health care to the public
Public health administration or related administration

Learning Objectives:
Describe current issues concerning health care reform. Describe what public health workers can do to address these issues.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a research professor of public health and was previously a professor of medicine with a special focus on health policy.
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.