Speaking Engagements

Presentations on Federal Health Care Reform
Alabama Law Institute speaker at Orientation for New members of the Alabama House and Senate. Ms. Battle presented an overview of Federal Health Care Reform with a focus on the State’s legislative responsibilities for implementing Health Care Reform. (December 2010)Alabama Law Institute speaker at Alabama State Bar meeting on overview of Federal Health Care Reform, with an emphasis on the key provisions that will affect the state’s federal appropriations for health care, small businesses and individuals. (July 2010)

Jefferson County Commission speaker at a briefing called by Commissioner George Bowman of the CEOs of all Health agencies in the county to discuss implementation of Federal Health Care Reform in Jefferson County. Ms. Battle made a second presentation upon invitation by Commissioner Bowman in Point Clear, Alabama. The meeting was attended by members of the House and Senate. (September 2010)

Leadership Montgomery speaker on specially sponsored forum on new Health Care Reform law with leaders in Montgomery as invited guests. (November 2010)

Leadership Birmingham panel moderator on Community Health Day for Leadership Birmingham Class of 2010. Moderated panel with CEO of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital, UAB Research Project Manager on targeted populations with health care needs, MPower Executive Director, and Assistant Director of Medicaid. (November 2010)

Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program Annual CLE speaker on Health Care Reform and its impact on low income residents in Alabama. (November 2010) The presentation centered on health care reform issues affecting the working poor and clients that qualify for free legal assistance through the Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program.