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 Island Territories Lead, provided an overview of the changes to Medicaid. Eliza Bangit, Division Director, Consumer Assistance, Office of Consumer Support, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance and Oversight with CMS, highlighted grants for community-based organizations and the Consumer Assistance Program.
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- Cultural competency, Health care access, Health care disparities, Health care quality, Health care reform, Health coverage, Health disparities, Language access, Language access, Preventive care
- Fijian, Guamanian or Chamorro, Polynesian, Samoan, Tongan