On May 1, 2013, AltaMed Health Services, The Latino Coalition and impreMedia hosted “We, the People” a healthcare symposium on the preparations at a local and national level for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The timely discussion was a part of America’s Small Business Summit, a three day conference hosted by the US Chamber of Commerce and The Latino Coalition.
With a special introduction by Cástulo de la Rocha, CEO of AltaMed Health Services, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius delivered the keynote address on the Affordable Care Act and the Latino community. Other speakers included Brian T. Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, who spoke about the future of the economy and its impact on small businesses; Hector V. Barreto, Chairman of The Latino Coalition hosted a spirited panel discussion on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on America’s small business community. And impreMedia and Latino Decisions released the results of a national poll with insights on what Latinos in America are thinking about the Affordable Care Act. Results can be viewed at: http://www.latinodecisions.com/blog/2013/05/01/new-national-latino-health-care-survey-results/ Panelists included: Mayra E. Alvarez, Office of Health Reform, HHS; Dr. Matt Barreto and Dr. Gabriel Sanchez , Latino Decisions; Dr. Katherine Flores, National Hispanic Medical Association. The panel was moderated by award-winning journalist, Maria Hinojosa, President of Futuro Media Group.
Visit @HHSLatino on Twitter to view tweets and pictures from the event, including this one:
@HHSLatino: Secretary @Sebelius with @CalEndow @LatinoCoalition @impreMedia and @AltaMed_Health