Online Program

Role of Local Public Health Associations in the Affordable Care Act: MA Model and Beyond

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 : 1:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, FAAFP, American Heart Association, Dallas, TX
This segment of the session will expand upon the presentations about the MA Prevention Trust Fund and the role the MA PHA played. The discussion will become focused on a national perspective on how state affiliates can collaborate with state public health officials to carry out the overall goals of the Affordable Care Act.

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Explain one way in which a PHA affiliate can work at the local level toward achieving goals of the Affordable Care Act.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I served as Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas from May 2008 to April 2013 and served as Director of the University of Texas School of Public Health Institute for Health Policy from 2006 to 2008. I served as State Health Officer of Texas from 2001-2006.
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.