Is Obamacare Once Again Headed to the Supreme Court?

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Summit on Food Security and Health

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George Mason University
Founders Hall – Arlington, VA
October 16, 2014
12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.

Join the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs’ for the First Annual Conference on Global Food Security and Health.

Speakers include experts from organizations such as Oxfam America, Bread for the World, the International Medical Corps and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Academics from universities in the U.S. and abroad will discuss their research on food security with an eye to improving access, addressing challenges, and developing partnerships to improve global food security and related health outcomes.

Organized in cooperation with the Policy Studies Organization, the World Medical & Health Policy journal, and the Center for the Study of International Medical Policies and Practices (CSIMPP) in the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University,

The conference is free and open to the public, but registration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summit-on-food-security-and-health-tickets-13395144237

Contact Bonnie Stabile bstabile@gmu.edu with any questions.

Lunch will be provided.

Ebola: A Recurring Epidemic by Treniese Polk

September 24, 2014. In this article, Treniese Polk, CHPRE Project Manager, discusses the Ebola epidemic, gives context for the patient experience in a health system of a developing country, and explains how infectious diseases thrive under the climate and conditions of developing health systems, thus propelling epidemics. At the close of the article, Polk proposes forward-thinking strategies to combat future epidemics.

For the full article click here.

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Debate on Affordable Care Act

Sept. 22, 2014, Bristol, TN.  Len Nichols  moderated a panel at the event sponsored by Wellmont Health Systems, Appalachian School of Law, and the Sorenesen Institute for Political Leadership at UVA.  The topic was entitled “From Policy to Implementation with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:  How do We Get There?”  To read more about the event click  here

 

Recent Court Challenges to the Affordable Care Act

Len Nichols recently joined other health policy experts at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health ​to discuss  recent court decisions about legality of subsidies in state marketplaces. Watch video here.

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Tracking Revenue Flows of the ACA for Virginia

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Len Nichols conducted a Virginia Medicaid Webinar ,  Tracking Revenue Flows of the ACA for Virginia, on September 9th, for the Virginia Health Information Network (VHIN).
The VHIN is an online learning community administered by the Virginia Center for Health Innovation. You must join in order to access the webinar, which is free. Creating a profile takes just a few minutes. Once you are logged in to the Network, you can access the webinar page via the “Announcements” section at the top of your member home page, or under “Learn” in the top navigation. To join click here

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