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Series
Louisiana Public Square
Episode
Health Care Reform: A Louisiana Perspective
Contributing Organization
Louisiana Public Broadcasting (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/17-02c87244
LPB
LPUSQ-511
Description
Are you satisfied with your current health insurance? While health care reform is on the nation's radar, what will current proposals mean to you? Panelists include: Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary, Alan Levine; Donna Fraiche, a healthcare policy analyst with the Louisiana Health Care Commission; David Sloane, AARP's Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy; and Stewart T. Gordon, M.D., President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
This episode of the series "Louisiana Public Square" from September 23, 2009, features a discussion between the panelists and audience members on the national debate over President Barack Obama's proposals for health care reform, also known as Obamacare. The panelists are: Secretary Alan Levine of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals; Donna Fraiche, a health care policy analyst with the Louisiana Health Care Commission; David Sloane, AARP's Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy; and Dr. Stewart T. Gordon, President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. They discussed: whether health care is a right; the need for health insurance reform; the importance of the doctor-patient relationship; government's involvement in the health care system; areas of agreement within the debate; how the reforms will be paid for; tackling the high costs within the system; and managing the quality of health care.Host: Beth CourtneyHost: Craig Freeman
Date
2009-09-23
Asset type
Episode
Creator
Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Production Unit
Publisher
Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Copyright Holder
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:57:55
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Citation
Chicago: “Louisiana Public Square; Health Care Reform: A Louisiana Perspective,” 2009-09-23, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 23, 2017, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-02c87244.
MLA: “Louisiana Public Square; Health Care Reform: A Louisiana Perspective.” 2009-09-23. Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 23, 2017. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-02c87244>.
APA: Louisiana Public Square; Health Care Reform: A Louisiana Perspective. Boston, MA: Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-02c87244