In the News: Connecticut and Other States Seek “Best Practices” to Implement Health Care Reform

May 1, 2013

This [Affordable Care] Act, also known as “Obamacare,” became a reality when President Barack Obama signed it into law on March 23, 2010. If implemented thoroughly, the Act would expand healthcare access and increase health coverage, key components to mitigate health disparities, experts say.

Last Monday, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Health Equity Roundtable hosted a workshop, “Achieving Health Equity via the Affordable Care Act: Promises, Provisions, and Making Reform a Reality for Diverse Patients” at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT. The Connecticut Health Foundation (CT Health) was a sponsor of the workshop.

The Hartford Guardian recaps the highlights from the event. You can read that article here.

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