August 2016 Medicaid Funding News Conferences

From August 1 - 5, 2016, the Alabama Chapter, AAP, along with the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, VOICES for Alabama's Children, Children First Foundation, Alabama Arise, the Alabama Hospital Association and many other partners, conducted news conferences in five parts of the state to demonstrate the devastating impacts of Medicaid's August 1, 2016 cut to pediatricians, family physicians and other primary care providers.  Below are some highlights.

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North Alabama

Wes Stubblefield, MD, FAAP, of Florence, Laura Satcher, MD, of Huntsville, and Dean Griffin, CEO of Lawrence Medical Center

Facebook video of news conference

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Birmingham

Tracy Tindle, MD, FAAP, of Birmingham, Jarod Speer, MD, of Childersburg, and Tom Shufflebarger, COO of Children's of Alabama

Facebook video of news conference

Mobile

Norma Mobley, MD, FAAP, of Mobile Pediatric Clinic, Allen Perkins, MD, of USA Family Medicine Residency Program, Jeff Brannon, CEO, Monroe County Hospital, and Jana Smallwood, parent advocate

Facebook video of news conference