New health law seminar full of info but lacking assurances

Dr. Phaedra Corso, professor of health policy and management and director of the Economic Evaluation Research Group in the UGA College of Public Health, was one of a panel of experts invited to speak to a crowd of over 300 Hall County residents about the new health care law and its impacts.

As stated by the Gainesville Times, “The seminar at the Brenau Downtown Center (in Gainesville, Ga.) featured five presentations and a short panel discussion where some of the speakers answered audience questions.”

“The theory behind the Affordable Care Act is that it builds on the current system that we already have,” Corso said. “The system that has led us to high health care costs and poor health outcomes and no access to health insurance. To me, this is a major failing of this health care reform.”

Read the entire article at the Gainesville Times.

Posted September 19, 2013.