Medicaid Expansion: Addressing Health Disparities and Improving Care
Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
Featuring a keynote address from Dr. David Satcher, director of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine and the 16th Surgeon General of the United States.
Join us for a conversation about the importance of Medicaid expansion, the promise it holds for Georgia's most vulnerable people and the lifeline of improved access to health services it would create.
Our program includes a panel of health care experts to discuss the various ways Medicaid expansion could touch the lives of Georgians. The panel features Tom Andrews, CEO of Atlanta-based St. Joseph's Mercy Care; Dr. Jacqueline Fincher, Governor for the American College of Physicians in Thomson, Ga. and Lynda Flowers, a senior strategic policy advisor for the Health Team in the Public Policy Institute at AARP in Atlanta.
Coffee and other beverages provided.
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The Georgia Budget & Policy Insitute
The Georgia Budget & Policy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that strives to raise the level of public policy debate in the state of Georgia. Founded in 2004, GBPI uses research, analysis and education to advance policies and practices that improve the quality of life for all Georgians.