Governors State University Health Administration Students and Southland Chamber to Host Healthcare Symposium on the Affordable Care Act

University Park, IL—(ENEWSPF)–February 19, 2015 — Governors State University’s (GSU) Student Healthcare Management Association (SHCMA), in partnership with the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce, will host a healthcare symposium on the ramifications of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Thursday, March 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in GSU’s Hall of Governors.

This event is free to all GSU students, and $25 for members of the general public. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is required. To register for this event, visit  

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Heather at 708-957-6950 or [email protected].

Symposium topics to be covered include:

Understanding the economic impact to businesses;

Identifying the benefits of care coordination;

Tackling complexities to achieve a level of administrative simplification;

Recognizing the imperative of integration and collaboration;

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Presenters at the symposium will include: Michael Wojcik, Senior VP of the Horton Group; Michael Englehart, President of Advocate Physician Partners; Richard Allergetti, Vice President of Market Strategy & Business Development, Blue Cross Blue Shield; Raul Garza, President/CEO of Aunt Martha’s Health Center; and Denise Scarpelli, Pharm D., Director, Walgreens.