The Affordable Care Act and Tuberculosis Control:
Navigating New Territory
A 90-Minute National Webinar
August 23, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Presented live, via the internet
- Agenda (114 KB)
- Objectives (21 KB)
- Faculty List (131 KB)
- Christine Ho, M.D., M.P.H.
- The Impact of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Tuberculosis Control (561 KB)
- Julie Higashi, M.D., Ph.D.
- Preparing for the Affordable Care Act: Local Program Perspective
- Tom Donohoe, M.B.A.
- ACA Implementation: The Patient’s Perspective (291 KB)
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Cost: There is no fee for this course.
Credit: Due to resource constraints no CMEs or CEUs will be offered for this training. We will continue to provide units for our other trainings.
Target audience: This training is intended for public and private clinicians and allied health personnel who work with tuberculosis. This training opportunity is available to a national audience.
Course description: This training will clarify key information that TB Programs need to know related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This training will be presented by TB and ACA experts and also include an expert panel to comment on participant questions. Faculty include:
Lisa Chen, MD
Curry International Tuberculosis Center, UCSF
Julie Higashi, MD, PhD
San Francisco Department of Public Health
Christine Ho, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tom Donohoe, MBA
Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center, UCLA
John Bernardo, MD
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Naomi Seiler, JD
George Washington University
- Give a broad overview of changes that the implementation of the ACA will have on TB control
- Understand the steps that public health programs can take to assess the impact of ACA implementation on clinic services for TB
- Computer with Internet connection
- Audio streaming via the computer (preferred), or
Application: Application deadline was on August 9, 2013.. Applicants will be informed of their registration status after the application deadline. Instructions for accessing the presentation will be included with acceptance letters.
The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is designated as a Regional Tuberculosis Training and Medical Consultation Center (RTMCC) via a funded cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Curry International Tuberculosis Center serves learners from the western region of the United States; however this training is open to learners in all regions of the U.S..