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Sec. Alan Levine, Dept. of Health and Hospitals (2010)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-07

Duration: 00:25:46

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Levine, Alan | Louisiana. Department of Health and Hospitals | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Community mental health services | Health care reform | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | SEAFOOD INDUSTRY | Food -- Testing | Food safety


  • Levine, Alan Speaker


A speech by Alan Levine before the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 7, 2010. Levine is the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals. He discusses: health care initiatives under consideration in the Louisiana Legislature, including community-based mental health services; the estimated state costs associated with the federal health care reforms, known as Obamacare; the effect of the BP Oil Spill on Louisiana seafood; and the state’s plans to ensure seafood safety.