University of Washington School of Public Health


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Affordable Care Act: How You Can Make a Difference

Date/Time: October 29, 2013, 5:00pm6:00pm
Location: Hogness Auditorium, Magnuson Health Sciences Building

For everything you need to know about the Affordable Care Act, come to this panel discussion, followed by Q&A, organized by the UW Health Sciences Schools. Topics will include the basics of the Act, the health insurance marketplace that the Act has set up, enrollment efforts in King County and at the UW, health coverage for young adults, and future ACA events on the UW campus.

Panel of Speakers:

The Affordable Care Act, an historical turning point
Dr. Howard Frumkin, M.D., Dr.P.H., Dean, School of Public Health

ACA and Population Health
Patrick O'Carroll, MD, MPH, Assistant Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service and Regional Health Administrator USPHS Region X

Basics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Sallie Sanford, J.D, Assistant Professor of Law; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Services

Washington's Health Insurance Marketplace,
Doug Conrad, PhD, Professor of Health Services; Wash. Health Benefits Exchange Board member

ACA Enrollment Efforts in King County
Patty Hayes, Division Director, Community Health Services, Public Health – Seattle & King County

Young Adult Coverage and Volunteer Opportunities
UW Student


Event Sponsor: UW Health Sciences Schools

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