Meeting

Health Literacy and Health Insurance Literacy: How to Move Forward


When: July 21, 2016 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Public Health, Health Services, Coverage, and Access, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Disparities
Activity: Roundtable on Health Literacy
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

On July 21, 2016, the Roundtable on Health Literacy will host a one-day workshop, titled "Health Literacy and Health Insurance Literacy: How to Move Forward." The workshop will be held at the NAS Building in Washington, DC.

    The Statement of Task is as follows:

    An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a one-day public workshop that will feature invited presentations and discussion of the role and challenges for health literacy in health care reform. The workshop may include the topics of health insurance literacy including coverage and cost, the role of health literacy in accessing health care and remaining in treatment including shared decision-making, delivery and financing system reforms that affect organizational health literacy, and quality and equity considerations. The committee will define the specific topics to be addressed, develop the agenda, select and invite speakers and other participants, and moderate the discussions. A summary of the presentations and discussion at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines. 


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