DETROIT (WXYZ) - On Tuesday, October 1, sweeping changes in health care coverage will take place across America. Are you ready?
Tom Watkins, the new President, CEO and Executive Director of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority will be holding a series of town hall meetings to discuss the transition and what it means to providers.
Watkins is the former State Superintendent of Education, as well as former Director of the State Department of Mental Health under Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard. He will be one of the featured guests on Sunday's 9:30 am edition of Spotlight on the News with Chuck Stokes.
During the interview, Watkins discusses the new Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, the new Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority and the future of health care treatment.
Town Hall Meetings will be held at the following locations:
September 26, 2013
5pm-630pm Community Living Services
35425 Michigan Ave
October 3, 2013
5pm-630pm Northwest Activity Center
18100 Meyers Rd
October 10, 2013
5pm-630pm Guidance Center
19401 Northline Rd
October 17, 2013
5pm-630pm Northeast Guidance Center