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May 21 Webinar: Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services and the ACA
In recognition of Hepatitis Awareness Month, please join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Hep B United, and the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable on Thursday, May 21, 2015, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Eastern for a webinar on Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services and the Affordable Care Act.
In 2013 and 2014, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a “B grade” recommending hepatitis B virus (HBV) screening for persons at high risk for infection and hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening for persons at risk for infection and one-time screening for adults born between 1945 and 1965, or baby boomers. Join us for this interactive session to learn more about implementation of the USPSTF hepatitis screening recommendations and what this means for viral hepatitis preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. Panelists will discuss successes to date, opportunities, and how you can get involved.
Space is limited. Register today!
Kate Moraras, MPH, Senior Program Director, Hepatitis B Foundation and Director, Hep B United
Michael Byun, MPA, Commissioner, President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Executive Director, Asian Services in Action, Inc.
Deborah Holtzman, PhD, Associate Director for Science, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ryan Clary, Executive Director, National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable
Isha Weerasinghe, MSc, Senior Policy Analyst, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Note: This webinar is off the record and not for press purposes.