Forum focuses on ‘Obamacare’ roll out in Sacramento
07/12/2014 12:16 PM
07/12/2014 12:17 PM
A speaker’s forum examining the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare,” takes place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Embassy Suites Sacramento, 100 Capitol Mall.
Dr. Ron Chapman, chief of the California Department of Public Health and Dr. Jose Arevelo, president of Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society, are among the featured speakers, along with Britta Guerrero, executive director of Native American Health Center.
The panel will discuss how the Affordable Care Act is unfolding in Sacramento-area communities six months into its roll out. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Drexel University Sacramento and its master of public health program.
About This BlogSacramento Bee reporter Sammy Caiola writes about community health issues in the Sacramento region. Her work is in conjunction with the California Endowment, a non-profit health foundation created in 1996.
Sammy Caiola joined The Sacramento Bee as a health reporter in 2014. She is a recent graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where she was a Top 10 finisher in the William Randolph Hearst College Journalism Awards. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 916-321-1636. Twitter: @SammyCaiola.
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