Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC (March 29, 2017)—Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University (GW) will hold a public forum on April 4 that will focus on the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the recent failed move to repeal it.

The event will feature three panels of experts discussing the ACA and what comes next. Panelists will discuss the implications of upcoming plans to revise the ACA on key sectors, including consumers, health care providers and the public health system. Speakers at the event include Gail Wilensky, Senior Fellow at Project Hope; Dan Hawkins, Senior Vice President at the National Association of Community Health Centers, Richard Hamburg, Executive Vice President at Trust for America’s Health and other noted Washington policy experts and insiders.

Lynn R. Goldman, the Michael and Lori Milken Dean of the Milken Institute SPH, will give opening remarks at the symposium and Milken Institute SPH health policy experts will moderate the panels and participate in the discussions.

EVENT: The Affordable Care Act: What Comes Next?

WHEN: April 4, 2017; 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Milken Institute School of Public Health First Floor Auditorium 950 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20052

MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public but media must register and contact Kathy Fackelmann at 202-994-8354 or [email protected].

About Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University:Established in July 1997 as the School of Public Health and Health Services, Milken Institute School of Public Health is the only school of public health in the nation’s capital. Today, more than 1,900 students from 54 U.S. states and territories and more than 50 countries pursue undergraduate, graduate and doctoral-level degrees in public health. The school also offers an online Master of Public Health, MPH@GW, and an online Executive Master of Health Administration, MHA@GW, which allow students to pursue their degree from anywhere in the world.