Latino Health Summit 2013





Key Health Care Reform Terms
Definitions of key health care reform terms, provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services


Navigators Grantees List
Review the list of organizations in Ohio that will be functioning as Navigators.


Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
Wide range of links and resources for users, service providers and community organizations.

Certification for Application Counselors

Application counselors will perform many of the same functions as Navigators and non-Navigator assistance personnel—including educating consumers and helping them complete an application for coverage.

Small Business Health Option Programs
Review information geared to employers and employees regarding health care options



Facilitators Presenting




Health Informational Expo

Summit Participants






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The Affordable Care Act / Medicaid Expansion / The Marketplace Exchange



-The Affordable Care Act.  Presenter: Brenda Delgado, CMS Region V, External Affairs Liaison

- Medicaid Expansion.  Presenter: Nita Carter, Health Equity Project Director, UHCAN- Ohio

- The Marketplace Exchange. Presenter:  Barry Peel, Economic Development Specialist, Veteran Rep. & ACA Specialist.  Small Business Administration.

Keynote Speaker

- Senator Charleta Tavares [Bio]

Health Disparities

- Behavioral Health in the Latino Community. Presenter:  Paul H. Coleman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Maryhaven

- HIV & Infectious Diseases. Presenter: Kim Rodas, Co-Founder, Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center

- Impact of Social Determinants of Health.  Presenter:  Renee Malhaffey & Dwight Tillery, The Center for Closing the Health Gap

Community Engagement

- The Health Insurance Marketplace: Informing your Community. Presenter:  Jan Reed, Director, Community Outreach, Molina Healthcare

- Medicaid Expansion: Advocacy for Access in Policy. Presenter: Nita Carter, Health Equity Project Director, UHCAN- Ohio

- How to Access Medical Services & Outreach: Tools to Inform Your Community.  Presenter: Benito Lucio, ODJFS
- How to  Access Medical Services & Outreach: Tools to Inform Your Community.  Presenter: Jesus Ovalle, Office of Minority Health, City of Columbus

- The Reality of Medical Interpreting in Ohio: Current Status & Recommendations for Medical Interpreters in the Health System.

Presenter: Julia Arbini-Carbonell - President, Hispanic Coalition of Ohio, Expert Panelists: Bruno Romero, Supreme Court Certification Expert, Natasha Curtis, Akron Children's Hospital Language Coordinator.

Other Resources & Reports:

The Health of Latinos in the Midwest