The Baker Institute is hosting its third biennial conference on health care reform to consider the implications of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for the U.S. health care system and the well-being of the population. Five of the nation's foremost health economists will discuss issues including the economic underpinnings of the health care reform legislation, the current status and future for the prescription drug industry, and the long- term care sector.
Support for this program has been generously provided by the Sid W. Richardson Foundation. The Health Policy Forum would also like to thank its members: Baylor College of Medicine, Madison Benefits Group, Inc., St. Luke"s Episcopal Health System, Humana, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Texas Children"s Hospital.
Conference video is available below.
Amitabh Chandra, Ph.D.
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Presentation: "Technology and Cost Growth in Health Care"
Mark Duggan, Ph.D.
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Presentation: "The Economist's Invisible Hand in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"
Martin Gaynor, Ph.D.
Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University
Presentation: "Health Care Industry Consolidation: Facts, Impacts and Policy Options"
David C. Grabowski, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Presentation: "Will Long-term Care be a CLASS Act Under Health Care Reform?"
Kosali Simon, Ph.D.
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
Presentation: "Panacea of Bitter Pill? Prescription Drugs Under Health Care Reform"
Watch the Event:
- Video I (also available directly above): "Technology and Cost Growth in American Health Care" (Amitabh Chandra)
- Video IV: Lunch and keynote -- "The Economist"s Invisible Hand in the Affordable Care Act" (Mark Duggan)