Patricia (Polly) Pittman, who co-directs the Health Workforce Institute at the George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health, delivered the keynote address at the non-profit, non-partisan Alliance for Health Policy’s Summit on the Role of the Health Care Workforce on November 9th.
The Affordable Care Act: A Great Unraveling? A Talk by Sara Rosenbaum
Video: Sara Rosenbaum on How Medicaid is Working
Professor Sara Rosenbaum was one of the experts asked by MedPageToday to answer the question, "Is Medicaid working?" View her response here. (The video also features the observations of Paul Howard, PhD, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a conservative think tank based in New York, who is critical of the current Medicaid funding setup.)
Event Video: The Affordable Care Act: What Comes Next?
On April 4, 2017, the Milken Institute School of Public Health hosted a symposium to discuss the future of health reform, including the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act and efforts to repeal it. The symposium included discussions of possible health care market reforms and what a repeal and replace process might look like. GW Health Policy and Management faculty Sara Rosenbaum, Leighton Ku and Maureen Byrnes served as moderators for three panels.
Event Video: Future of Medicaid and the Health Safety Net
On March 21, 2017, the GW Milken Institute SPH's Department of Health Policy and Management held an event titled "Future of Medicaid and the Health Safety Net" featuring Professor Leighton Ku. The issues that Dr. Levi discussed included changes that are being considered by Congress for Medicaid, the health insurance for low-income Americans, and related safety net providers, such as community health centers, safety net hospitals, family planning and mental health clinics. (View Youtube video of Ku's take-home messages)