Accelerating Best Practices in Peer Support Around the World
3.13.13

Webinar Announcement: Peer Support in U.S. Health Reform

Please join Peers for Progress and National Council of La Raza for a webinar on March 28th featuring Maggie Morgan and Amy Katzen from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School.  This interactive webinar will provide an overview of:

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the U.S., and
  • Opportunities it offers for the work of peer supporters (community health workers, promotores de salud, health coaches, etc.) and others engaged in the treatment or prevention of chronic conditions such as diabetes.

Ms. Morgan and Ms. Katzen are part of a team working with the Together on Diabetes Initiative to develop strategic law and policy reform initiatives aimed at strengthening state-based efforts to improve access to diabetes treatment and prevention services.

Many network members may be aware of opportunities for funding peer support programs that we don’t know of yet, so we will reserve time during the webinar for people to share these.  We’re particularly interested in any experiences network members have with state Medicaid programs.

Join Peers for Progress and National Council of La Raza for:

Peer Support in U.S. Health Reform: Opportunities under the Affordable Care Act
Thursday, March 28, 3:00-4:30 EDT

Featuring Maggie Morgan, JD and Amy Katzen, JD
Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation
Harvard Law School

Download the Slides

Watch the Webinar

 

The National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network is a joint initiative by Peers for Progress and the National Council of La Raza. This collaborative network focuses on developing and sharing evidence of benefits of peer support programs, best practices, effective evaluation methods, models of organizing peer support within health systems as well as effective models of advocacy efforts.

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