274633 Healthcare Reform and You

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 12:35 PM - 12:55 PM

Herb Schultz, Government , Regional Director, United States Department of Health and Human Services, San Francisco, CA
I will talk briefly about the Affordable Care Act and its relation to oral health in our country. Then I will go into details about the Affordable Care Act's principles and how they will affect oral health, mainly discussing the preventive services offered and about the National Prevention Strategy.

Learning Areas:
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Explain the impact of the ACA on oral health in our country.

Keywords: Health Care Reform, Policy/Policy Development

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Regional Director of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, and my responsibility in my appointment is to present and discuss public policy on healthcare reform from the Federal perspective.
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.