Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease: "What's Driving COVID-19's Devastating Impact on Communities of Color & What People Can Do to Reduce Their Risks? A Conversation with Primary Care Physician Dr. James Pinckney II"
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed serious weaknesses in the U.S. healthcare system. Issues with access to primary care services, limited hospital capacity, and the unintended consequences of a flawed payment structure are now front and center - and demanding real solutions.
Watch the replay to hear from lawmakers and physicians on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. They will give their perspective on the current environment, discuss what’s working and what’s not, and share their thoughts on a number of actionable opportunities - legislative, technological, and systemic - that could accelerate much-needed transformation in healthcare.
Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA)
Dr. John A. Blanchard, M.D. (CEO, SALTA Direct Primary Care)
Dr. Brian Forrest, M.D. (CEO, Access Healthcare Direct)
Dr. James Pinckney II, M.D. (CEO, Diamond Physicians)
Dr. Ahmad Garrett-Price, M.D. (Baylor Scott & White Health)
Moderated by J. Kevin A. McKechnie (Staff Director and Founder, ABA HSA Council)
Medicare Opt-Out: Diagnosis and treatment associated with “urgent care services” and “emergency care services” defined in 42 CFR §405.440.
Medicaid State waiverunder of the Social Security Act sec. 1135, allowing states to waive certain Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.