The pandemic’s devastating impact has underscored the inequities of the U.S. health care system. In this all-day webinar, speakers will address lessons learned and efforts to address the persistent disparities in health coverage and care.Our webinar series will feature national and local health policy experts, agency leadership, advocates, and legal experts as we explore:
As we look ahead, how do we create a more equitable system for our nation and for Washington State?
New legislation and initiatives being implemented by Washington state agencies relating to health care access,
Federal legal and legislative developments affecting health care access
Ethical issues in health care decision making
Historical roots of structural inequity in the Medicaid program
Opportunities for achieving equity in immigrant coverage and medically necessary care
Our seminar is intended for lawyers and policy advocates, state and local health care decision-makers, and others interested in recent developments in Washington and federal health care law. Register here or learn more at the seminar home page. Space is limited, so we recommend registering sooner rather than later.
Friday, October 22nd 8:15am – 3:30pm Pacific Time Perspectives from state agencies 8:30am-10:30am Pacific Time Legal and legislative developments 10:40am-11:25am Pacific Time Ethical issues in health care decision making 11:40am-12:25pm Pacific Time Medicaid’s history of exclusion 12:35pm-1:20pm Pacific Time Opportunities for achieving equity: immigrant coverage and medically necessary care 1:25pm-3:25pm Pacific Time