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State legislators, primarily from CSG’s Eastern Regional Conference states, attended a 4-hour session to learn more about health reform and state policies can reduce health disparities related to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV/AIDS. Presentation by Dr. Gale Burstein, University of Buffalo Pediatrics Associates.

State legislators, primarily from CSG’s Eastern Regional Conference states, attended a 4-hour session to learn more about health reform and state policies can reduce health disparities related to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV/AIDS. Presentation by David Johnson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

State legislators, primarily from CSG’s Eastern Regional Conference states, attended a 4-hour session to learn more about health reform and state policies can reduce health disparities related to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV/AIDS. Presentation by Dr. Donna Hubbard McCree, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

State legislators, primarily from CSG’s Eastern Regional Conference states, attended a 4-hour session to learn more about health reform and state policies can reduce health disparities related to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV/AIDS. Presentation by Kevin Cranston, Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health.
 

Senator Richard Moore provides an outline of the parts of Massachusetts health reform that work to contain costs and improve quality, rebutting critics that say the state reform’s primary goal was to expand coverage. In the last slides, he highlights the tobacco cessation program began by Massachusetts Medicaid in 2005. Among Medicaid enrollees, smoking rates decreased by 26 percent.

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