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Friday, February 5 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Tools for Fighting Discrimination in Health Care

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What can advocates do to combat discriminatory practices in health care by both health plans and providers? This workshop will arm participants with helpful policy tools, such as federal requirements under section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.


Dania Palanker

National Women's Law Center
Dania Palanker is a Senior Counsel at the National Women’s Law Center. Her work focuses primarily on implementing health reform and expanding access to quality, affordable health care for women and their families. Prior to joining the Law Center, Dania worked for the Service Employees... Read More →


Sarah Albrecht

U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
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Kellan Baker

Center for American Progress
Kellan Baker is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he works on LGBT health and data collection policy with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and state and local stakeholders across the country. Kellan is also currently the Centennial Scholar... Read More →

Mara Youdelman

Managing Attorney, National Health Law Program
Mara Youdelman is Managing Attorney of the National Health Law Program's Washington D.C. offices. Youdelman has worked at the National Health Law Program since 2000 on issues that include Medicaid, health reform, language access, racial and ethnic disparities, and data collection... Read More →

Friday February 5, 2016 4:45pm - 5:45pm EST
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