Tammy Chang (Michigan CSP 11-13) and Matt Davis (Chicago CSP 98-00) completed a study that details the new enrollee population of Medicaid following the Affordable Care Act. The study was featured on NPR and published in the Annals of Family Medicine. UofMHealth.org followed up on the study in a recent article. Chang was also recently interviewed on the Michigan Radio show Stateside.
Kavita K. Patel (UCLA CSP 03-05), Fellow and Managing Director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Medicare Physicians Payments. Watch or read her testimony here.
Current scholars Ashok Reddy (Penn CSP 12-14, VA Scholar) and Benjamin Roman (Penn CSP 12-14) were featured in the RWJF Human Capital Blog regarding their recent essays that were published in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics’ eMagazine. Dr. Reddy discusses the need to spend money on disease prevention in order to save money in the long-term, while Dr. Roman looks at patient centered medicine to improve health care reform.
Alum, and now Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, Nicole Lurie (UCLA CSP 82-84) issued a statement on the recently signed into law Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (2013).