Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Health care for the uninsured

Charlotte-area health providers will speak at a free forum on "Health Care Reform: Its Effect on Our Local Uninsured" Tuesday, March 20, at Whitehead Manor, 5901 Sardis Road.

Pam Silberman, president and CEO of the N.C. Institute of Medicine, will open the meeting at 8 a.m. with a talk about access to health care for the uninsured and the local impact of the Affordable Care Act.

A panel discussion will follow, including Dr. Michael Dulin of Carolinas Healthcare System; Mary Wilson, director of Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services; and Dr. Hayes Woollen of Novant Health.

Breakfast and registration begin at 7:30. Parking is free. Enter the parking lot from Sardis Road. RSVP to Rebecca Palmer at rpalmer@CareRingNC.org or 704-248-3724.

The forum is sponsored by MedLink of Mecklenburg, safety-net providers of health care.



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