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Laying the Foundation for Health Equity From Vision to Reality: State Strategies for Health Reform Implementation November 12, 2010 Health Reform:

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1 Laying the Foundation for Eliminating Health Disparities Health Reform:

2 Health Reform Invests in Prevention & Public Health Expands Access to Coverage Addresses Disparities in Health Care

3 Investing in Prevention & Public Health National Spotlight on Prevention Public Health Fund

4 Investing in Prevention & Public Health: National Spotlight on Prevention Council and advisory group National prevention, health promotion, and public health strategy

5 Investing in Prevention & Public Health: Public Health Fund $15 billion in mandatory funding over ten years Funding for community transformation grants

6 Expanding Access and Coverage Medicaid Expansion State-Based Exchanges Subsidies Community Health Center Funding

7 Expanding Access and Coverage: Medicaid Expansion Millions more eligible for Medicaid Increased funding for the states

8 A new marketplace to help people find insurance coverage Subsidies to help people pay for coverage Expanding Access and Coverage: State-based Exchanges And Subsidies

9 Expanding Access and Coverage: Community Health Center Funding $11 billion in new funding (over five years)

10 Addressing Disparities in Health Care Data Collection Federal Office(s) of Minority Health Language Access and Cultural Competence Workforce Diversity Indian Health Care Improvement Act

11 Addressing Disparities in Health Care: Data Collection Standards for collecting and managing data Analysis of data within HHS and with other departments

12 Addressing Disparities in Health Care: Federal Offices of Minority Health Federal Office of Minority Health Establishment of specific Offices of Minority Health within HHS agencies

13 Addressing Disparities in Health Care: Language Access and Cultural Competence Culturally and linguistically appropriate summary of benefits Grants for training health care providers

14 Addressing Disparities in Health Care: Workforce Diversity Permanent advisory committee on health workforce diversity Funding and scholarships

15 Addressing Disparities in Health Care: Indian Health Care Improvement Act Incentives for Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP participation Facilities and sanitation improvement at IHS sites Access to preventive services and programs

16 Wrap-Up

17 Questions?

18 Field Group Add name and contact info: For more information, visit Families USA's Health Reform Central Or contact Minority Health Initiatives


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