MichianaRegional Meetings in Northern Indiana
Webinar Regional Satellite Location
Thursday, February 15, 2018
7:00-8:30 pm EST
Wyse Hall 318
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The Affordable Care Act under the Trump Administration
Professor Emeritus, Washington and Lee University
The Affordable Care Act resulted in a significant expansion of health care coverage to working-age Americans. What has happened-and is likely to happen-to this expansion, and to the people whom it helped, under the Trump Administration?
Tim Jost will provide a description of recent suggested and enacted changes in healthcare legislation in the past year. During the second half of this session, participants will be encouraged to engage in a discussion on the ethical considerations that we as Anabaptists have regarding healthcare legislation. There will also be a time for questions.
About the presenter:
Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, J.D., is an Emeritus Professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law. Jost is a member of the Institute of Medicine and a consumer liaison representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. He is coauthor of a casebook, Health Law, used widely throughout the United States in teaching health law, and of a treatise and hornbook by the same name. He is also the author of Health Care at Risk: A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement; Health Care Coverage Determinations: An International Comparative Study; Disentitlement? The Threats Facing our Public Health Care Programs and a Rights-Based Response, and Readings in Comparative Health Law and Bioethics.
Jost is a contributing editor at Health Affairs and a frequent contributor to Health Affairs Blog. He has also written numerous articles and book chapters on health care regulation and comparative health law, including monographs on legal issues in health care reform for Georgetown’s O’Neill Center, the Fresh Thinking Project, the National Academy of Social Insurance and National Academy of Public Administration, and the New America Foundation and Urban Institute.
Previous Regional Meetings
Michiana Regional Meeting
Global Health: Awareness and Compassion
Global Health: Awareness and Compassion was the topic for a Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship’s Michiana Regional Meeting held on Thursday evening, November 13, 2014 at College Mennonite Church in Goshen, Indiana.
Vicky Kirkton, a member of the Goshen College nursing faculty and the MHF Board moderated the evening meeting which featured two presentations on global health issues.
Elisabeth Beels, RN, reported on the collaborative learning experience between Goshen College Nursing students and their counterparts in Nepal during May 2014. She emphasized the medical, cultural, and ethical learning that took place in both groups of students. Two student participants also shared their perspectives.
Dan Nafziger, MD, MHF member, infectious disease specialist, and Elkhart County health officer, gave perspective and an update on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and its implications for North American Mennonites.
Approximately 90 persons ranging in age from high school and college students to retired healthcare professionals, attended the meeting. Refreshments and fellowship followed.
For more information about the Michiana Regional Meeting, please contact the MHF Office.