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The future of the Affordable Care Act to be explored at SUNY Downstate October 6

October 5, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Dr. David Orentlicher

The John Conley Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities at SUNY Downstate Medical Center will present a free lecture on the future of the Affordable Care Act, Monday, October 6 at 4 p.m.

The lecture will be presented by guest speaker David Orentlicher, MD, JD, and is titled, “The Future of the Affordable Care Act: Protecting Economic Health More Than Physical Health?”

In a commentary published recently in the Houston Law Review, Dr. Orentlicher cited data questioning the link between having health insurance and having positive health outcomes.

The talk takes place in Lecture Hall 1A, in the Health Science Education Building, 395 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, New York 11203.

Dr. Orentlicher, a frequent commentator on health law for The New York Times, CNN, and other media, is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor and co-director of the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 2002 to 2008, and has also served as director of the Division of Medical Ethics of the American Medical Association.

For more information, call 718-270-3780.