The aims and goals of this conference and the follow up meetings are to:
Anyone who is engaged in or exploring the affordable healthcare to fill the gaps in healthcare delivery system within a non-profit framework, including those who are interested in or already engaged in this work as a profession or in a voluntary capacity, full time or part-time, directly or indirectly. Even if or when ACA (Obamacare) is fully implemented, approximately 30 million individuals, including American citizens, will not have access to healthcare for one reason or other.
A detail analysis on who will not be covered under ACA is available at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/06/07/obamacare-leaves-millions-uninsured-heres-who-they-are/
Kathleen Falk was appointed by the Obama Administration as the Regional Director of Region 5 of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in September 2013. HHS is the federal government’s lead agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Kathleen serves as the HHS Secretary’s liaison in the region. Region 5 covers about 52 million residents of the nation and comprises the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
Kathleen brings extensive experience to this position after many years of service as a governmental leader in the State of Wisconsin. Kathleen served for 14 years as the highest ranking elected official in Dane County, the second largest county in Wisconsin. As the Dane County Executive, Kathleen prioritized health and human service issues by launching the Health Council which brought together hospital CEOs, HMOs and health care providers to increase health care access for the uninsured and to improve the efficiency in the provision of services.
Prior to being elected County Executive, Kathleen served 14 years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Wisconsin Department of Justice after serving for 6 years as Co-Director of a non-profit organization called Wisconsin’s Environmental Decade. A native of Wisconsin, Kathleen earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Stanford University and her Law Degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
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