141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Keynote Address: Achieving Health Equity: Graduation and the Affordable Care Act

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH , Assistant Secretary for Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
An overview of the adolescent health objective for graduation in Healthy People 2020 juxtapositioned to key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (e.g,. enrollment in health exchanges and recognition of school-based health care as a viable delivery model) in achieving health equity.

Learning Areas:
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe how the adolescent health objective for graduation contributes to health equity and compare it to parallel objectives in health reform legislation.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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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.