Taking the Pulse of Health Care Reform: The Myths and Truths of The Affordable Care Act

Sunday, October 21, 2012 @ 2:00pm

Event Info

Admission

$15

Venue

Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy

25200 North St. Marys Road

Mettawa, 

IL 

60048

Presenter

Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
847-816-7433

This event will be recorded for WBEZ’s Chicago Amplified.

Our panel of health care experts will examine the features of The Affordable Care Act, the progress of the provisions already in effect, what opponents dislike, what programs have yet to be enacted, alternative approaches to our system, and what the presidential election outcome could mean for the future of health care in this country. Our speakers are: Dr. Quentin Young, chair of the Health and Medicine Policy Research Group and national coordinator of Physicians for a National Health Program; Michael Gelder, senior health care policy advisor to Governor Pat Quinn; Donna Thompson, Access Community Health Network; and Laura Minzer, executive director of the Healthcare Council, Illinois Chamber of Commerce.