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The Affordable Care Act and Tuberculosis Control: Navigating New Territory

The Affordable Care Act and Tuberculosis Control: Navigating New Territory

Event Date: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Event Type: Webinar/Online Event

Description

This training provided by the Curry International Tuberculosis Center will clarify key information that TB Programs need to know related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

This training will be presented by TB and ACA experts and also include an expert panel to comment on participant questions. 

Facilitator:

  • Lisa Chen, MD Curry International Tuberculosis Center, UCSF

Faculty:

  • Julie Higashi, MD, PhD San Francisco Department of Public Health
  • Christine Ho, MD, MPH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Tom Donohoe, MBA Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center, UCLA

Panel:

  • John Bernardo, MD Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Naomi Seiler, JD George Washington University  

 Goals:

  • Give a broad overview of changes that the implementation of the ACA will have on TB control
  • Understand the steps that public health programs can take to assess the impact of ACA implementation on clinic services for TB 

Please Note: Due to resource constraints no CMEs or CEUs will be offered for this training.   

 Webinar time: PST