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Largest U.S. counties gather to discuss health care reform April 7, 2009

Posted by civsource in Health Care.

The National Association of Counties has announced the location of the NACo Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC) Annual Meeting. Sacramento County, California will host the annual event, focused on innovative solutions to common challenges facing metro areas. This year’s theme is centered around national health system reform.

The meeting will feature the director of the city and county of San Francisco’s Department of Public Health, Erica Murray, vice president of the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and Patricia Ryan, the executive director of the California Mental Health Directors Association.

“The NACo Large Urban County Caucus Annual Meeting affords elected leaders representing metro American communities a great opportunity to share ideas and work collaboratively to determine how best to address our common challenges,” Burrell Ellis, chief executive officer of DeKalb County, Georgia and LUCC chairman.

The three-day conference will include the third and final regional Hearing on U.S. Health Reform which has included testimony from officials with expertise in local government health care delivery systems in order to develop a national health care reform proposal. To view the agenda for NACo’s LUCC meeting, click here.



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