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The Potential Impacts of the Midterm Elections on Public Health

December 6, 2018


Polls have shown that health care and health related issues were top of mind for voters running up to the midterm elections. Key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicaid were important issues in a number of campaigns throughout the country, with Medicaid expansion on the ballot in several states. Women’s access to reproductive health services is also in question and candidates in some races directly voiced support for efforts to exclude Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid reimbursement for family planning services. Now that the votes are in, what should we expect for these critical public health issues? Join us for a discussion of the midterm election results and their potential impact on health care, Medicaid and reproductive rights.


  • Chelsea Gulinson, J.D., Staff Attorney, Network for Public Health Law – Western Region


  • Sarah Somers, J.D., M.P.H., Managing Attorney, Network for Public Health Law and the National Health Law Program
  • Elizabeth McCaman, J.D., M.P.H., Staff Attorney, National Health Law Program

You may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request. An email from ASLME regarding CLE credits will be sent to attendees following the webinar.