Friday, March 17, 2017

Louisiana Healthcare Experts to Convene at University of New Orleans on March 28 to Discuss the Future of the Affordable Care Act and Efforts to Replace It

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As lawmakers embark on an effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, individuals, families, employers and healthcare providers are left with lots of questions about what this could mean for care.

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What: “Repeal and Replace: The future of healthcare and what it means to Louisiana" - a public forum

Where: University of New Orleans Earl K. Long Library (map), Fourth Floor, Room 407

When: March 28, 6 p.m.

Free and open to the public. 

On March 28 at 6 p.m. at the University of New Orleans’ Earl K. Long Library, UNO hosts a community summit, bringing together Louisiana healthcare experts to explore what changes could be in store for our state’s citizens.

“Repeal and Replace: The future of healthcare and what it means to Louisiana” is a community summit designed to give Louisiana’s frontline healthcare leaders a chance to publicly discuss what real-world implications these changes could have.

Join Michael R. Bertaut, healthcare economist and exchange coordinator for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana; Peter DeBlieux, chief medical officer at University Medical Center New Orleans; Jeanie Donovan, senior policy analyst at the Louisiana Budget Project; and Susan Todd, executive director at 504 HealthNet in room 407 on the library’s newly renovated fourth floor for what promises to be a healthy discussion.

Don Zimmerman, longtime health policy expert and a professor of healthcare management at UNO, will moderate. Co-sponsored by 504 HealthNet and UNO, the event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Zimmerman at or 504-280-6966.

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