The forum is intended to educate the public on the latest proposals to address healthcare reform and answer questions on the potential repeal (or replacement) of the Affordable Care Act. First, we need to understand what the Affordable Care Act has done and who it has benefited. Who are the winners and losers when it comes to proposed changes to the law?
MARCH 20th | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Front Street Station Banquet Hall | 2 Front Street, Northumberland
► Kendra Aucker, President/CEO, Evangelical Community Hospital
► Dr. Abraham James Layon, M.D.
► Dr. Jennifer Rager-Kay D.O., Sunbury Community Hospital
► Marc Stier, Executive Director, PA Budget & Policy Center
► Karen Wolf, Nurse Practitioner
► MODERATOR: Carl Milofsky, Bucknell University
The forum will address the following questions:
- What did ACA do in regards to coverage?
- How has ACA impacted costs?
- How will local hospitals, businesses and employers be impacted by a repeal?
- How will those on Medicaid be impacted by a repeal?
- What would HSAs and Medicare rollbacks mean for the average person?
- How has ACA benefited those with mental health issues & drug dependency?
- How have family planning as well as womens’ and childrens’ health been covered through the
About the Coalition
Health of the Susquehanna Valley Coalition is an emerging group of citizens and organizations united in promoting the health of our citizens and communities. We envision health care systems and services should prioritize patient well-being first. To realize this hope, we support quality healthcare opportunities that put patients first and ensure affordability for people and businesses. We support an accessible and inclusive health care system open to all. By achieving our vision, we will see a healthy valley that has improved physical and mental health outcomes, more supportive communities, improved economic growth, more social justice, and more opportunities for each person to live, play, work, and contribute to the commonwealth.
Susquehanna Valley Progress is a nonpartisan organization united for the betterment of the whole community. We envision a community that empowers individuals to be engaged in and educated on the democratic process; promotes equality and appreciation of diversity; improves the living and working standards of all that live in Susquehanna Valley and actively protects our natural world. SVP is a proud member of the Health of the Valley Coalition.