Park Forest, IL—(ENEWSPF)–December 1, 2011–The League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area will host an educational meeting on the topic of Health Care on Wednesday, December 14, at 7:00 PM at the Park Forest Public Library, 400 Lakewood Boulevard in Park Forest. Guest speaker Jillian Phillips, the Chicagoland Organizer for Illinois Campaign for Better Health Care (CBHC), will provide an update on the elements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with a focus on the implementation schedule, and the status of challenges to the law.
Ms. Phillips has worked since the passing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to help communities understand the impact of this monumental law and take action to ensure a pro-consumer implementation of reforms at the state level.
The public is encouraged to attend to learn more about this important issue.
The League of Women Voters of the Park Forest Area was established in 1949 and welcomes anyone interested in promoting responsible government to be a member. The League is a nonpartisan political organization which encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. For more information, contact Mary Lubertozzi, 708-747-1359.