The Student Affairs Office will host ObamaCare: What to Expect on Monday, Apr. 1, beginning at 3:00 p.m. in Waring Theater (Room M2900).
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, has survived a court test and an election and is set for full implementation beginning on Jan. 1, 2014. This represents a profound change in how health care is provided in America and how the lives of many Americans will be affected.
The guest speaker will be Gretchen Hammer, Executive Director for the Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved. ACC Political Science and Sociology Professor Dr. John Ratliff will serve as the event moderator.
Hammer has spent her career working with state and community leaders to improve the health care system. A skilled leader and facilitator, Hammer has experience as a both a consultant and advocate, working with government entities at the federal, state, municipal and community levels. In July 2011, Hammer was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange. A native of Colorado, Hammer graduated from Colorado College before going on to earn her master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Washington's School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information about the event, please contact Dr. Ratliff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.797.5749. To inquire about accommodations in Waring Theater, please contact the Student Affairs Office at email@example.com or 303.797.5668.