Friday, March 17, 2017

University of New Orleans Cancels March 28 Healthcare Summit Following House Republican Leaders' Decision to Withdraw ACA Repeal Bill

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UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOLLOWING ACTIONS BY HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADERS ON FRIDAY, MARCH 24, TO WITHDRAW THEIR BILL TO REPEAL AND REPLACE THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS PLANS TO HOST OTHER COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SUMMITS IN THE FUTURE AS SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS IN HEALTHCARE LEGISLATION CONTINUE TO EVOLVE. 

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As lawmakers embark on an effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, individuals, families, employers and healthcare providers are left with lots of questions about what this could mean for care.

Join Us!

What: “Repeal and Replace: The future of healthcare and what it means to Louisiana" - a public forum

Where: University of New Orleans Earl K. Long Library (map), Fourth Floor, Room 407

When: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

On March 28 at 6 p.m. at the University of New Orleans’ Earl K. Long Library, UNO hosts a community summit, bringing together Louisiana healthcare experts to explore what changes could be in store for our state’s citizens.

“Repeal and Replace: The future of healthcare and what it means to Louisiana” is a community summit designed to give Louisiana’s frontline healthcare leaders a chance to publicly discuss what real-world implications these changes could have.

Join Michael R. Bertaut, healthcare economist and exchange coordinator for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana; Peter DeBlieux, chief medical officer at University Medical Center New Orleans; Jeanie Donovan, senior policy analyst at the Louisiana Budget Project; and Susan Todd, executive director at 504 HealthNet in room 407 on the library’s newly renovated fourth floor for what promises to be a healthy discussion.

Don Zimmerman, longtime health policy expert and a professor of healthcare management at UNO, will moderate. Co-sponsored by 504 HealthNet and UNO, the event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Zimmerman at dlzimmer@uno.edu or 504-280-6966.

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