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Annual Meeting of the Asthma Regional Council of New England

Asthma Regional Council

Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Annual Meeting of the Asthma Regional Council of New En...

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You are invited to the Asthma Regional Council of New England’s (ARC) and New England Asthma Innovations Collaborative Annual Meeting. This year’s meeting will focus on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the opportunities it provides for community-based public health interventions.
 
We are thrilled that Stephen Cha, M.D. Chief Medical Officer at the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services within the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will serve as our Keynote Speaker.  In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Cha provides clinical input and guidance for the health coverage for nearly 60 million people who are served by these programs. Dr. Cha also promotes health transformation and modernization of the Medicaid and CHIP programs through delivery and payment reforms, and quality initiatives.
 
Katherine Horton, R.N., M.P.H., J.D., Research Professor, and Mary-Beth Malcarney, J.D., M.P.H., Assistant Research Professor from George Washington University’s Department of Health Policy at the School of Public Health and Health Services, will be additional featured speakers during the morning portion of the meeting, addressing potential implications of the ACA for individuals with asthma.
 
The afternoon session will focus on ARC/Health Resources in Action’s CMS/CMMI HCIA-funded New England Asthma Innovation Collaborative (NEAIC).


Please register by  Wednesday, June 5th!


For more information, please contact Stacey Chacker, ARC Director, at schacker@hria.org.

 


Breakfast and lunch will be provided by Health Resources in Action.  Please email us if you have any dietary restrictions.

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Hoagland Pincus Conference Center
222 Maple Ave
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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Asthma Regional Council

ARC is a coalition of nearly 75 public agencies, private organizations and researchers across New England working to tackle environmental and clinical aspects of pediatric and adult asthma. ARC is a program of Health Resources in Action. Our members bring the diverse perspectives and resources of health, housing, education, environment, managed care and advocacy organization together to focus on asthma. Leaders with knowledge, resources and determination have joined forces to identify and implement solutions to improve the lives of those with asthma.

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