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Health Care Reform and Pacific Islanders: Increasing Access and Quality

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This webinar focused on expanded access to coverage, health disparities, and funding opportunities for community-based organizations under health care reform. APIAHF Policy Analyst Paulo Pontemayor discussed the health insurance exchanges and health care provisions that will help reduce health disparities among Pacific Islanders. Don Novo, Medicaid Program Branch Manager, and Tom Schenck, Region IX Pacific…

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Pacific Islanders and Health Care Reform: Access and Coverage

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This webinar focused on access and coverage issues. Dr. Garth Graham, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Minority Health, provided welcome remarks. Herb Schultz, Director of the Region IX office, opened the webinar with an overview of the Department of Health and Human Services, the role of the Region IX office, and key benefits…

H1N1 PSA

Broadcast

For more information or other ways that you can get involved visit us at www.apiahf.org. We are the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum and we advocate for greater recognition, inclusion and engagement of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Appearing in the video are Suhaila Khan, M.D., Christie Jiang, and Patricia Finau.…

NHPI Health Brain Trust on Data & Research: A Call to Action – More Data Collection and Reporting on Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health to Eliminate Health Disparities

Report

This document summarizes the recommendations from the very first national convening of the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Brain Trust on Data & Research held in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 14-16, 2009. There is an urgent need for more baseline data and evidence-based research on the health and healthcare issues of the NHPI population.…