142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Latinos and Health Reform implementation in Texas

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 : 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Mimi Garcia, MA/MPP , Enroll America, Texas, Austin, TX
Latinos are disproportionately uninsured, Texas offers opportunities and challenges to gaining health coverage for uninsured Latinos. This session will cover effective outreach strategies, tested methods, and a discussion of the particular needs when outreaching to the Latino community.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning

Learning Objectives:
Define the particular challenges to enrolling Texas Latinos in health coverage. Assess best practices and strategies for engaging Latino communities in coverage issues.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Degree in health policy and over eight years in outreach, organizing, and community engagement. Iíve been running the Texas arm of the National Get Covered America campaign aiming to connect uninsured American to their health care options.
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.