Garden City, NY – The Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island will host a free community seminar on the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
“The New Health Care Law: What It Means To You” brings together community outreach and public health experts to educate the public about obtaining health insurance, enrollment specifics, preventive and wellness care, controlling costs and how the law benefits uninsured and underserved individuals. Expert panelists include: State Senator Kemp Hannon, chair, Senate Health Committee; Kelly Ann Murray, Director of Healthcare Programs for the Health & Welfare Council of Long Island; Jacqueline Moline, MD, Vice President of Public Health, NSLIJ Health System and chair of population health, North Shore University Hospital, Lisa Tyson, director, Long Island Progressive Coalition (LIPC); and Kenneth Feiffer, associate dean, Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital. A Q&A session is planned, following panelist presentations.
“Many people are unaware or confused about the requirements of the Affordable Care Act,” said EHSLI Humanist Religion Director Calvin Dame. “We are delighted to offer this seminar to help our community better understand the law, what they need to do, and when they need to do it.”
The Ethical Humanist Society is located at 38 Old Country Road, Garden City. Admission to the seminar is free, but space is limited – anyone interested in attending is asked to RSVP to 516–741–7304