The Public Health Law Watch initiative identifies potential legislative and regulatory changes that have an impact to harm public health but have yet to break into the mainstream conversation, identifies ways to engage on these issues, and provides legal analysis and commentary.

Webinar: ACA Under Threat: The Potential Impacts of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

Webinar: ACA Under Threat: The Potential Impacts of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

What would happen to the health of millions of Americans if the Affordable Care Act were to go away? How would some of the most vulnerable populations and those on Medicaid be affected? In this webinar hosted by Public Health Law Watch and the Network for Public Health Law, experts on the ACA will consider the upcoming 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on the constitutionality of the ACA and the impacts were it to be repealed.

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By attending this webinar, you will:

  • Hear a summary of the legal issues in the case, including the Department of Justice’s decision not to defend the individual mandate or any other provision of the ACA

  • See how the current case relates to previous cases and judicial opinions on the ACA

  • Learn how the ACA’s provisions have impacted health care access and coverage for women, racial minorities, and transgender individuals

  • Learn how aspects of the ACA, including Section 1557, coverage of essential health benefits, elimination of gender rating, and Medicaid expansion have helped vulnerable populations


Moderator:

  • Faith Khalik, Legal Fellow, Northeastern University School of Law


Presenters:

  • Elizabeth Weeks, Associate Dean for Faculty Development & J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

  • Sarah Somers, Managing Attorney, Network for Public Health Law and National Health Law Program

  • Seema Mohapatra, Associate Professor of Law and Dean’s Fellow, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law


You may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request. An email from ASLME regarding CLE credits will be sent to attendees following the webinar.

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