August 7, 2013
Invitation to 8th Annual Border Health Conference
Dear Friends,

I would like to cordially invite you to the 8th Annual Border Health Conference, which I am hosting in collaboration with the Texas Medical Association on Friday, August 23rd in Laredo, TX.  Though in its eighth year, this is the first time the Border Health Conference will be held in Texas and on the border.   This conference will provide an opportunity to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities to providing quality healthcare across the border region.

What:          8th Annual Border Health Conference
Where:        La Posada Hotel
                     1000 Zaragoza St 
                     Laredo, TX 78040
When:         Friday, August 23, 2013
Who:           Doctors, healthcare professionals, interested and concerned  citizens
To RSVP:    Please email Mary Hinojosa at mary.hinojosa@mail.house.gov or call 202-225-1640

We will be joined by representatives from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Service’s Office of Minority Health and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the Mexican Department of Health, US-Mexico Border Health Commission, City of Laredo Health Department, US Customs and Border Protection, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Enroll America, Texas Medical Association, and others on panels that include:
  • 11am - SGR (Adequate Provider Reimbursement) and Fraud, Myths, and Reality
  • 12:30pm - Graduate Medical Education: The Importance of Recruiting,Training, and Retaining Physicians Along the Border
  • 1:45pm - Public Health Collaboration between the US and Mexico 
  • 3pm - Immigration, Border Security and the Impact on Health Care
  • 4:15pm - Affordable Care Act - Implementation & Impact on Healthcare
Watch my full invitation with Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-34) here:

Congressman Henry Cuellar with Congressman Filemon Vela (TX-34) invite viewers to the 8th Annual Border Health Conference. 

I look forward to seeing you on August 23rd in Laredo! 


Congressman Henry Cuellar





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