Covered California and HIV in Los Angeles County: Getting Everyone on the Same Page

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Date(s) - Aug 8, 2013
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

St. Anne’s Maternity Home - Foundation Conference Room


To view the presentation and slides please click here.

Tom Donohoe from UCLA Department of Family Medicine will be presenting next Thursday,  August 8, 2013 at 11am at the Los Angeles County Commission on HIV meeting (which is the local HIV planning group).  This presentation is a part of the monthly HIV Research & Community Colloquia Series that is hosted by the Commission on HIV and UCLA Center for HIV Identification, Prevention, and Treatment Services.   Please see the attached flyer for more information!


Presentation Title: Covered California and HIV in Los Angeles County: Getting Everyone on the Same Page



Tom Donohoe, MBA

Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Director, UCLA/Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center

Associate Director, UCLA Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA



Thursday, August 8, 2013

11am-1:00pm (as part of the Commission on HIV meeting agenda)



St. Anne’s Maternity Home

Foundation Conference Room

155 N. Occidental Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90026


Presentation Description:

The presentation will provide a brief overview of Affordable Care Act, focusing on Covered California. It will highlight key information that is most relevant to prevention and care providers serving people living with HIV or at risk for HIV.  Using case-based examples, the presentation will help dispel misconceptions about what health care reform will do and not do for these populations infected and affected by HIV.  The purpose of this interactive presentation is to engage Commission members, local service providers, key stakeholders, and clients of HIV prevention and care services in a dialogue about the impact of this part of health care reform on local HIV program planning.  The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion that will include:

-Derrick Butler (Associate Medical Director and HIV Physician, THE Clinic)

-John Riley (HIV Benefits Specialist, APLA)

-Aaron Fox (Health Policy Manager, Public Policy, LA Gay and Lesbian Center)

-Michael Kelly (consumer)

-and others