The Law-Medicine Center
The Law-Medicine Center

Case Western Reserve University School of Law

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Panelists discuss the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at Law-Medicine Forum
Panelists with expertise in medicine, insurance, government, and health care finance assembled to discuss the passage and implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the Elena and Miles Zaremski Law Medicine Forum on September 26, 2013. With Healthcare Marketplaces going live on October 1, the topic generated lively discussion and interest from the audience. Panelists explained how the current law was debated and passed in Congress and how its implementation will affect Americans at all income levels, at all ages, and degrees of health. Also discussed was the formula used to calculate costs and benefits to each American under the new law. The forum was sponsored by Miles Zaremski, a 1973 graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Law who is a health care attorney, respected national columnist and one of the foremost experts in the country on health care policy and law. Mr. Zaremski also served as a panelist. Other panelists included Patricia Decensi, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Medical Mutual; J.B. Silvers, PhD, John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Healthcare Finance, Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management and,Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; and Joseph White, Department Chair, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Director of the Center for Policy Studies, Case Western Reserve Department of Political Science
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