For Immediate Release

Contact:
Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law
206.685.9002

October 8, 2009

Law School Hosts Health Care Reform Discussion

The UW School of Law will host a lunchtime discussion on October 12 with health law faculty about the various health care reform bills before Congress. Health Reform 2009: Proposed Treatment Plans for a Complicated, Conflicted Patient will be held from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. in William H. Gates Hall Room 138 and features UW health law faculty Patricia Kuszler, Charles I. Stone Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Law, Science and Global Health; Beth Rivin, Director of the Global Health and Justice Project and Research Associate Professor of Law; Sallie Sanford, Acting Assistant Professor of Law; and Steve Calandrillo, Associate Dean and Charles I. Stone Professor of Law. Issues to be discussed include individual and employer mandates, Medicare cuts, insurance regulation, a public option, subsidies, end-of-life care, abortion, and more.