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Advocating for Health Care Consumers in Uncertain Times

A Continuing Legal Education Seminar of Northwest Health Law Advocates
1.00 Ethics - 1.75 Law & Legal - 3.50 Other CLE Credits

Friday, October 27, 2017
Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Fox Rothschild (formerly Riddell Williams)
1001 Fourth Avenue, Suite 4500
Seattle, Washington

Information: Agenda   |   Faculty Biographies   |  Online RegistrationRegistration Form

This year has been one of great uncertainty, dominated by threats at the federal level to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, cut Medicaid, restrict access to essential health services, and target immigrants. Please join us for our annual CLE Seminar - a unique opportunity to hear about the impact of these threats and the continuing work to defend and improve the healthcare system in Washington State. The day will include a session on public benefits available to Washington immigrants, and ethical considerations when working with clients with diminished capacity or other barriers.

Who should attend

This seminar is designed for attorneys, paralegals, social workers, insurance brokers, health care providers, policymakers, and others who assist individuals in matters related to health insurance and health care.

Topics Covered

Click here for agenda. This seminar offers you up-to-date information on the status of federal legislation and administrative actions as they affect Washington State residents and attorneys who advise and represent them. Experienced practitioners, government agency staff, and public policy professionals discuss highlights of statutory and regulatory changes, programs and the status of their implementation in Washington, as well as advocacy approaches, including:

  • Responding to Federal Threats and Progress on State Initiatives
  • Overview of Public Benefits for Non-Citizens in Washington
  • Tools to Achieve Health Equity - Improving Access and Outcomes by Eliminating Disparities and Addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Ethical Considerations when Working with Clients who have Diminished Capacity or Other Barriers
  • Washington's New All-Payer Claims Database
  • Recent Developments in Federal Law Affecting Health Care Access


To register and pay offline please download this registration form and mail the completed form with your check to:
Attn.: Hafoc Yates
4759 15th Avenue NE, Suite 305
Seattle, WA 98105-4404

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