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BRI-GWU Debate "Be it Resolved: The ACA can not be mended and needs to be replaced."

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Kathleen Sebelius just resigned as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services over the recurrent problems implementing the Affordable Care Act. Is she really to blame? Or is she simply a scapegoat for a law so badly flawed that no one can make it work? This Tuesday at George Washington University in Washington DC, a panel of experts will debate this very question: can the ACA be mended, or is the problem much deeper than technical glitches over a website? What: Debate sponsored by the GWU chapter of the Benjamin Rush Institute When: Held Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Where: George Washington University School of Medicine Arguing the Affirmative: Dr. Scott Gottlieb, MD, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute James Capretta, Senior Fellow at the Ethics & Public Policy Center Arguing in Opposition: Sara Rosenbaum, JD, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services Dr. Seth Trueger, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician & Health Policy Fellow, The George Washington University Moderator: Dr. Charles Macri, MD, FACOG, FACMG, FACS; Director, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine; Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Video Production by Matt Francis Film www.mfrancisfilm.com