The Impacts of the Trump Administration’s ACA Decisions on Public Health

With news of at least the beginnings of a bipartisan Senate deal to at least temporarily stabilize the health insurance marketplace, it’s time to take stock of what will happen if Congress does not move fast.

Presentation on Striving for Health Justice Amid Health Reform Uncertainty

Associate Professor Joel Teitelbaum, who directs the Milken Institute School of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management’s Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program, was invited to present at the Harvard Medical School’s Equity and Social Justice Program on the topic of “Striving for Health Justice Amid Health Reform Uncertainty.” 

Blogs and Reports by Milken Institute Researchers Underscore the Importance of Continuing Support for CHIP and Community Health Centers

Even as debate over the future of the Affordable Care Act extended into September and ultimately reached what may prove to be a temporary lull, researchers at George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health have focused on two critical programs reaching medically underserved and vulnerable populations: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and federally funded community health centers.  Financial support for both ended on Sept. 30, but the Senate will consider a five-year funding extension this week.  

May You Live in Interesting Times: The Challenges of Health Policy Analysis in a Turbulent Period

A purported Chinese curse -- “May you live in interesting times” -- seems apt for this current chaotic period of American public policy.  (It appears that the quote does not actually have Chinese origins and was simply coined by an English politician in the 1930s to sound sagacious.)  As a student (and teacher) of health policy, there is no question that the past year, during which Congress and President Trump tried repeatedly to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), had high political drama, with fingernail-biting day by day acti

The Affordable Care Act: A Great Unraveling? A Talk by Sara Rosenbaum

Nationally recognized expert Sara Rosenbaum’s talk provides a wealth of information about the ACA’s history and impacts.