Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured Members List
The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured is the Foundation’s largest operating program and serves as the organizing vehicle for the Foundation’s work on health care for low-income people. The Commission functions as a policy institute and forum for analyzing health care coverage and access for the low-income population and assessing options for reform. The Commission, begun in 1991, strives to bring increased public awareness and expanded analytic effort to the policy debate over health coverage and access, with a special focus on Medicaid and the uninsured. The Commission is based at the Foundation’s Washington, DC office.
James R. Tallon, Jr., New York, New York
President, United Hospital Fund of New York; Secretary/Treasurer of the Alliance for Health Reform; Member of the boards of: The Commonwealth Fund, Chair; the Institute on Medicine as a Profession, the New York eHealth Collaborative, and the New York State Board of Regents. He is a member of the advisory board for the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence. Former: State Assemblyman, New York State Legislature (1975-1993) and Majority Leader (1987-1993).
Ron J. Anderson, M.D., Dallas, Texas
Former: President and Chief Executive Officer, Parkland Health & Hospital System (1982-2012). Member, Governor Richards’ Health Policy Task Force; Chairman, National Association of Public Hospitals; Texas Association of Public and Nonprofit Hospitals, Texas Hospital Association; Chair, National Public Health and Hospital Institute, Texas Institute for Health Policy Research; Member, Institute of Medicine, Professor of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas.