The LINC Commission heard a presentation on opportunities and challenges of implementing key provisions of the Affordable Care Act in the Kansas City area at its July meeting.
The Affordable Care Act is the major federal health care reform legislation. Several key features including health insurance marketplaces will become available in October.
The presentation was made by Jessica Hembree from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.
Jessica Hembree, Program Officer for the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City presented "Implementing the Affordable Care Act in Kansas City". Download the PowerPoint.
Scott Lakin, Director of the Regional Health Care Initiative at Mid-America Regional Council, presented a Kansas City Regional Health Assessment. Download the PowerPoint.
Graciela Couchonnal, Program Officer for the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, presented "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act". Download the PowerPoint.