Online Program

Hening the Safety Net: Innovative strategies for covering the remaining uninsured

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Xavier Morales, PhD, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California, Sacramento, CA
As the Affordable Care Act is operationalized in the states, California finds itself in uncharted waters. Current projections estimate that 3 to 4 million individuals will remain uninsured through Covered California, and will still rely on County based resources for medical attention. This presentation will highlight alternatives for covering the remaining uninsured.

Learning Areas:

Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Public health or related public policy
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Explain details of the Covered California insurance system. Describe alternatives for covering the remaining uninsured.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the current Executive Director of the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California and have been very involved with advocacy for a strong safety net to provide healthcare access to those who remain uninsured after ACA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.