Health Equity & the Affordable Care Act: Charting Progress, Opportunities, and Challenges
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Identify specific opportunities and obligations for advancing health equity through the ACA. Discuss emerging models, best practices, and strategies for reaching and engaging racially and ethnically diverse communities through the ACA. Discuss challenges and important next steps for assuring equity remains a central priority to transforming the health care system.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have served as Senior Analyst/Project Director on a range of projects monitoring health care reform from a health equity perspective since shortly after President Obamaâs inauguration in 2009 (nearly 5 years). I have presented on this topic at many scientific venues, such as APHA and NIH, and have co-authored nearly a dozen reports, including a peer-reviewed article in Health Affairs.
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.