State Experts Discuss Health Care Reform Efforts and Lessons at PFCD Event
“As Congress and the Obama Administration look to reform health care across the nation, state level reform efforts can offer important insights about navigating the politics and process while forming the policy,” said
Panelists discussed health reform efforts in several U.S. states, including
“Clearly, national reform encounters some different hurdles than state reform,” said Thorpe. “However, many of these state programs adhere closely to the route proposed by President Obama and Senate leaders such as
About the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease:
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is a national and state-based coalition of patients, providers, community organizations, business and labor groups, and health policy experts committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability, and rising health care costs in the U.S.: chronic disease. For more information about the PFCD and its partner organizations, please visit: www.fightchronicdisease.org.
SOURCE Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease