In today’s noon seminar, Michelle McEvoy Doty, vice president of survey research & evaluation for The Commonwealth Fund, will examine the likely effect of various proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Latinos, up to 29 percent of whom voted for President Trump. Using data from The Commonwealth Fund’s Biennial … [ Read full post ]
Jan. 12 legislative briefing in Sacramento: “Breaking the Barriers to Breast Cancer Care: Exploring Policy Options”Thursday, January 5th, 2017
One in eight women in the country will develop breast cancer. Yet from narrow provider networks to cultural and linguistic obstacles, serious barriers exist for women seeking breast cancer treatment in California.
Kominski at UCLA Anderson Forecast: Trump ACA replacement plan still unclear; expect “repeal and delay”Friday, December 9th, 2016
Center Director Gerald Kominski spoke about the possible effects the incoming Trump administration’s repeal of the Affordable Care Act could have on the U.S. health care system at the UCLA Anderson Economic Forecast: “What Do Trumponomics Really Mean for the U.S., California and L.A.?” The Dec. 6 event was hosted by the UCLA Anderson School … [ Read full post ]
According to 2014 data, workers in … [ Read full post ]
“The free market doesn’t work for health care,” said Nadereh Pourat, Center Director of Research, in a Los Angeles Times column about the extreme price gap for a rabies shot that cost under $20 in Thailand and more than $5,000 in Torrance. “With health care, there’s no price transparency.”
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What will health coverage look like under a President Trump? A President Clinton? In a Sept. 27 seminar, Center Director Gerald Kominski will discuss the evolving visions of the presidential candidates’ health plans.
Specifically, Kominski will describe Republican nominee Donald Trump’s idea to replace the Affordable Care Act with block grants to states to … [ Read full post ]