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Training: Workshops & Seminars

AHCJ's San Francisco Bay Area Chapter: Resources for Health Reporters Post-Health Care Reform

06/16/10     Oakland, CA

Story Ideas, Facts, Data, Tools, News Coverage and More

Join AHCJ's San Francisco Bay Area chapter for an insider's look at one of the best resources for health information in the Bay Area: the California HealthCare Foundation.

Wednesday, June 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

California HealthCare Foundation offices
1438 Webster St., Ste 400
Oakland, CA 94612

Direction details: http://www.chcf.org/about/oakland-office

Light refreshments will be served
This event is FREE; please RSVP to
 Bay.Area.AHCJ@gmail.com

Event details

Now that we have a national health care reform bill, what does that mean for California? Join us for perspectives from a leading authority on health care in the state. We'll learn about resources for reporters and specifics about how the new reform bill will affect various sectors of health care in California in the months and years ahead.

Topics & speakers

  • Overview: Mark Smith, M.D., president/CEO, will tell us how CHCF can assist reporters on various aspects of health care research.
  • Health care reform in California: What's next now that the national bill has been passed? CHCF's Senior Project Manager Marian Mulkey will discuss reform implementation this year, especially around California state government finance, insurance company regulation, and consumer access to health services.

There will plenty of time for discussion, so please bring your ideas and questions.