The next Chatham County Democratic Women’s meeting will be held October 31 at Central Carolina Community College Conference room in Building 2 at 3:00 PM.
The speaker is Dr. James Foster, a retired cardiologist who is a Certified Application Counselor helping people enroll in the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace since 2014. He is participating in the “Close the Gap” Medicaid expansion project with NCLWV and NC Justice Center and he initiated the resolution to expand Medicaid, approved by Chatham County Board of Commissioners in May 2015.
Outline of ACA talk:
- Review of the complex legislative and legal history of the ACA
- overview of how the ACA is designed to improve health care coverage for all of us
- impact of the ACA on access to health care
- discussion of what is still missing, especially Medicaid expansion in all states