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Chicago chapter: The Affordable Care Act at the one-year mark

02/24/11     Chicago, IL

The Chicago chapter of the Association of Health Care Journalists invites you to a panel discussion of health care overhaul as the law nears its anniversary.

Moderator:

Chicago Tribune reporter Bruce Japsen

Panelists: 

  • Chiquita Brooks-LaSure is the Director of Coverage Policy in the Office of Health Reform at U.S. Health and Humans Services. She is responsible for policies regarding the new insurance options and Medicaid coverage created under the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining HHS, she was majority staff on the Ways & Means Committee.  There, she played an integral role in the passage of the new health care reform law, working on issues related to health care coverage, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D.
  • Illinois Department of Insurance Director Michael McRaith. He has been highly involved with the implementation of health care overhaul in Illinois and also plays a leadership role with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
  • William Santulli, chief operating officer for Advocate Health Care, the state's largest health care system.

When: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011; 6 p.m. light refreshments & networking, 6:30 p.m. panel discussion.

Where: Columbia College, 33 E. Congress, Chicago (northwest corner of Congress and Wabash). Room C219.