5043.0 Translating the Affordable Care Act What is the Role of Public Health?

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Oral
This session will describe and evaluate the role of the Affordable Care Act in promoting initiatives and public health policies aimed at improving care coordination, addressing health disparities and promoting community health.
Session Objectives: Describe two initiatives of the Affordable Care Act that are focused on addressing health disparities
Moderator:
Heidi Albright, MS, MHA

9:30am
Prevention across the Aisle: Reclaiming Prevention as a Nonpartisan Issue
Sana Chehimi, MPH, Ann Whidden, MPH and Tony Dang, BA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Mental Health, Women's Caucus, Men's Health Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Black Caucus of Health Workers, Chiropractic Health Care

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)