Medicaid Expansion and Opportunities for Community Health
300,000 people in LA will become eligible for Medicaid under Medicaid expansion, including 33,000 working in restaurants and food service and 24,000 working in construction. How will expansion impact our economy, our community, and your employees?
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
5:59 PM – 7:59 PM
4035 Washington Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
DHH Secretary Rebekah Gee, healthcare and policy leaders, and community members come together to discuss the public health impact of Medicaid Expansion. According to the LA Budget Project, 300,000 people in Louisiana will become eligible for Medicaid under Medicaid expansion, including 33,000 restaurant and food service employees, and 24,000 construction employees. How will expansion impact our economy, our community, your organization/business, and your employees?
Join us for a panel and discussion moderated by Leah Berger Jensen, Principal of The Berger Group. Panelists include DHH Secretary Rebekah Gee, 504HealthNet Executive Director Susan Todd, LA Budget Project Director Jan Moller, and New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center Executive Director Cashauna Hill. Each panel will be followed by a Q&A, so if you have questions about Medicaid expansion, here’s your chance to ask them!
Light refreshments will be served. Please register in advance.