142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Affordable Care Act: Public Health Law and Health Promotion Practice (organized jointly with the Law section)

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Roundtable
Health educators and communicators will continue to play a major role in implementing The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and public health lawyers will continue to shape and inform these efforts. This interactive round table session features presenters at the intersection of the fields of public health education and health promotion and public health law as related to the implementation of the ACA.
Session Objectives: Describe public health education and health promotion and public health law practices to implement the ACA.
Moderator:

Table 1
Establishing Innovative Partnerships for Effective Communication about the Affordable Care Act: The Use of Community Forums
Diana C. Sisson, MS, Otis Owens, MPH, Caroline D. Bergeron, DrPH(c), MSc, Daniela B. Friedman, MSc, PhD, Andrea Tanner, PhD, Van Kornegay, MMC, Megan A. Weis, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, Teresa Windham, MLIS and Lee Patterson, MSW
Table 2
Use of traditional patient navigation program strategies by Health Insurance Exchange navigator programs to reach, educate, and enroll at-risk/vulnerable populations in approved health insurance plans under the ACA
Reinetta Thompson Waldrop, Dr.PH, MSHS, FACHE, Joel M. Lee, DrPH, Su-I. Hou, DrPH, CPH, MCHES, RN, Deborah Murray, EdD and Curt Harris, Ph.D.
Table 3
ACA Navigators in Illinois: An Analysis of Training Efficacy
Michele Thornton, M.B.A. - Health Sector Management, Doctoral Student
Table 5
Smart Choice Health Insurance: Results of a multi-state health insurance literacy program
Virginia Brown, DrPH, Bonnie Braun, PhD, Amanda Ginter, PhD, Mia Russell, MA, Lynn Little, MA, Teresa McCoy and Maria Pippidis
Table 7
Best practices for enrolling Latinos in health insurance: Lessons from Massachusetts' health insurance reform
Dharma E. CortÚs, PhD, James Maxwell, PhD, Maria Gonzalez, Christine Barron, Rodolfo Vega, PhD, Claudia Santelices, PhD and Catherine West, MPA
Table 9
Assessing Community Members' Knowledge and Sources of Information about the Affordable Care Act: A Telephone Survey
Otis L. Owens, MPH, PhD, Daniela B. Friedman, MSc, PhD, Caroline D. Bergeron, DrPH(c), MSc, Andrea Tanner, PhD, Van Kornegay, MMC, Diana C. Sisson, MS, Megan A. Weis, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, Lee Patterson, MSW and Teresa Windham, MLIS

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Law, Public Health Social Work, Community Health Workers

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)