Aug 04 2015 12 mins  
In this presentation, Ron Chapman describes the Affordable Care Act’s impact on public health, health equity and public health services. Chapman is the Director of the California Department of Public Health. This talk is from the November 2013 Center for Poverty Research conference The Affordable Care Act and Low Income Populations: Lessons from and Challenges for Research. This conference brought together a unique mix of researchers, policy professionals and industry leaders to discuss what the new law means for health care in this country, as well as its possible impacts on domestic poverty. Learn more at