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Dr. Rebekah Gee, La. Dept. of Health (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-10

Duration: 00:41:26

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Gee, Rebekah E. | Louisiana. Department of Health | MEDICAID | Health Care | Drugs


  • Gee, Rebekah Speaker


A speech by Dr. Rebekah Gee before the Baton Rouge Press Club on July 10, 2017. Dr. Gee is the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health. She discusses: the impact of Medicaid expansion in Louisiana; the federal health care legislation under consideration in Congress and its negative impact on the state; and her advocacy for changing prescription drug pricing. She also answers questions from the audience.