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Health Policy Workshop

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing & The Association for Nurses in Graduate School presents
Health Policy Workshop!

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Time: 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Location: The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Brown Bag Primer on new regulations will be held from 11:30 to 12:30 at the School of Nursing in NUR 4.180 | 1710 Red River, Austin, Texas. The remaining conference will be held at the Lone Star Room of the Frank Erwin Center | 1701 Red River, Austin, Texas.

This event is open to the public.

Dr. Tracie Harrison, PHD, RN | Associate Professor | 2011-12 APSA Health and Aging Policy Fellow | 512-471-9085
Dr. Gayle Acton, PHD, RN | Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies |

Click here to download the Health Policy Workshop brochure (PDF Format).

Schedule of Events

Schedule listing the event time and program details
Time Program
11:30 - 12:30 Brown Bag Primer: ‘Medicare, Medicaid and Duals: What has changed with the 1115 waiver and the ACA?’
1:00 - 1:05 Introductions: Dean Alexa Stuifbergen
1:05 - 1:45 Remarks: ‘Health Policies and the Importance of Nursing Advocacy in TX’
Representative Donna Howard
1:45 - 2:30 Remarks: ‘What is the role of the courts in Health Policy? The Supreme Court and ACA’
Bill Sage, MD, JD Professor School of Law UT Austin
2:30 - 3:15 Remarks: 'How will the ACA and Medicaid 1115 waivers affect access to care?’
Anne Dunkelberg, Associate Director, Center for Public Policy Priorities
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:15 Panel Discussion: Experienced Policy Experts from AARP, ADAPT and others discuss their health policy priorities and past experiences in the field
4:15 - 5:00 Panel Discussion: Opportunities and Careers: Policy experts discuss their own career trajectories and opportunities for student involvement


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Donna Howard
Texas House of Representatives

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Anne Dunkelberg, Associate Director
Center for Public Policy Priorities

University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) Counter Cafe

Bill Sage, MD, JD, Professor
School of Law UT Austin