275009 Integrative Health Opportunities and Values in the Affordable Care Act and the National Prevention Strategy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 12:50 PM - 1:10 PM

Janet Kahn, PhD, LMT , University of Vermont, Dept of Psychiatry, Burlington, VT
This presentation will review the ways in which the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the National Prevention Strategy (NPS) do and don't reflect the values of complementary and integrated healthcare (CIHC), and do and don't allow for a greater role for CIHC in clinical care and public health efforts.

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

Learning Objectives:
Identify at least two elements of the Affordable Care Act which potentially expand the role of CIHC professionals. Identify at least 3 aspects of the ACA which reflect core values of CIHC. Explain the Four Strategic Directions of the National Prevention Strategy and their implications for CIHC professionals.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was the Executive Director of the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium for six years, representing the interests and values of integrated healthcare during formation of the Affordable Care Act. In 2011 I was appointed by President Obama to the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health.
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.