Obamacare vs Trumpcare

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    • Thursday, March 23, 7:00pm
    • Charles Town Library Community Meeting Room (lower level); 200 E Washington St, Charles Town, WV
    The March meeting of the JCDA will feature a discussion of possible changes to — or the complete elimination of — the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). All Jefferson County residents are invited to attend this presentation and evaluate how any single change or combination of changes could impact their lives and financial futures. Our featured speakers:

    Garrett E. Moran, PhD: Garrett Moran serves as the Project Director of the AHRQ Academy on Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care. He is a Westat Vice President and Associate Director with nearly 45 years of experience in public policy, program evaluation, research and management. His recent responsibilities have included key leadership roles on projects for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (OASPE), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). His major areas of substantive expertise include public policy, health care financing, integrated healthcare delivery, healthcare reform, health information technology, and program evaluation. Garrett is a Shepherdstown neighbor.

    Kathleen Stoll, Health Policy Analyst: Kathleen (Kat) Stoll is the Health Policy Analyst for the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy. Her focus is the analysis of potential new sources of state funding to support Medicaid. Kat is a Berkeley Springs, West Virginia resident and former Deputy Director of Families USA, a national health care consumer advocacy voice based in D.C. Prior to Families USA, Kat worked for the Center for Women Policy Studies and the National Health Law Program, both based in D.C. She has a master’s degree in economics and has been an attorney specializing in health care policy for over 30 years. Her analysis will provide a menu of options that Jefferson County residents can discuss and consider if enacted. Kat serves as a key spokesperson to the media on health policy issues including the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and Health System Improvement (payment and delivery reforms).

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