Title: Health Care Reform (HR 3590): How it Does and Will Effect You
Presenters: Carl Patten, director, health care policy at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.
Date: Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
Location: University Tower Building located at 12201 Research Parkway,
2nd Floor large conference room #211, Orlando, FL., 32826
Fee: $20 Lunch included (Free to only UCF Incubator clients and Florida Photonics Cluster members)
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Health Care Reform (HR 3590): How It Does and Will Effect You
Many say small businesses will be big winners under health care reform but some entrepreneurs and the organizations that represent them say the only thing big about the new law will be the problems and taxes that come with it. The one thing we are certain of is there is considerable confusion about it all. So what are the facts?
Although some of the changes are already taking place, most of them are yet to come. Join us to benefit from Mr. Patten's expert insights as he provides:
· An overview of the legislation,
· An explanation of the implementation process and the complexities involved, and
· A description of potential impacts to employers.
It is important to understand how this historic legislation to address some of the core problems in healthcare (cost, access and quality) will impact you and your business.
Carl W. Patten, Jr., JD, MPH
Carl Patten is director, health care policy at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. Carl oversees the process of aligning BCBSF's public policy positions with its mission and strategy. He is also responsible for informing internal and external key stakeholders about a range of public policy issues. Carl is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College, the University of Chicago Law School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Carl also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of North Florida where he teaches courses in health policy and health care law and ethics. Carl also serves on the Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Center of Northeast Florida.