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Webinar: Health Reform and People with Disabilities: Lessons to Date from the CHRIL

January 31, 2019

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Please join us on Thursday, January 31, 2019 for a presentation from the Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL), highlighting key findings on how implementation of the Affordable Care Act and related health policies have affected the community living and participation of working age adults (18-64) with disabilities. 

Plan to attend this important and timely webinar January 31, 2019 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Visit Zoom and register to join the webinar on January 31st!

Dr. Jae Kennedy will provide an overview of CHRIL research and knowledge translation projects, and describe how the ACA has changed insurance coverage, health care access, and associated out-of-pocket and total costs for disabled workers. Dr. Jean Hall will discuss the relationship between Medicaid policy and workforce participation and describe key findings from health insurance consumer interviews and a recent national survey of working age adults (18-64) with disabilities. Dr. Lex Frieden will explore the information and technical assistance needs of Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and highlight the training and technical assistance work of the CHRIL. Dr. Kennedy will then lead a semi-structured discussion of emerging health policy issues, and strategies for studying these issues throughout the remaining two years of the CHRIL grant and beyond. Participant feedback and suggestions are welcomed.  

Presenter(s): Lex Frieden, Jae Kennedy, and Jean Hall

Click HERE to register to join the webinar