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Single Payer Health System: Myths, Misconceptions, and Truth

Featuring guest speaker: Dr. Paul Song Hosted by: Omer Deen, MD, President, LACMA and Hector Flores, MD, Board Member, LACMA

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Single Payer Health System: Myths, Misconceptions, and Truth
Single Payer Health System: Myths, Misconceptions, and Truth

Time & Location

Aug 08, 2022, 6:00 PM

Zoom

About the event

Objectives: 

1. Discuss the current state of healthcare in the US and California. 

2. Discuss the major deficiencies of the Medi-Cal and its separate-and-unequal nature. 

3. Define the essential elements of a single payer health system and describe possible models for California. 

4. Describe what has been learned and implemented as a result of the Healthy California for All Commission report. 

5. List important factors that make single payer the key to improve quality, to promote culturally and linguistically competent services, and patient engagement. 

6. Describe how a single payer system would improve addressing social drivers of health and achieving health equity.  

GARFIELD MEDICAL CENTER designates this educational activity for a maximum of ONE (1.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

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