November 16 Forum: Affordable Care Act’s Next Act 

November 11, 2014

The next Forum, 10 am, Sunday, Nov. 16, Sallie Thieme Sanford, Associate Professor at University of Washington School of Law, will discuss the Affordable Care Act, the most complicated, contentious and comprehensive health care legislation in at least 60 years. The beginning of the second open enrollment period presents a great time to consider Obamacare’s national implementation and its impact in Washington State. Bring your questions!

Sanford also holds an adjunct appointment in the University of Washington School of Public Health. She received her B.A. with honors from Brown University and her J.D., Order of the Coif, from University of California at Los Angeles.

Professor Sanford began her legal career as a law clerk for The Honorable Robert R. Beezer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, served as Assistant Attorney General representing the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and the UW’s health sciences schools and research centers. Professor Sanford has been active on the board of Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys, including service as its president.

Her research interests focus on Affordable Care Act implementation, health care delivery systems, health administration law, Medicare and Medicaid, comparative health law and medical and administrative ethics. 

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