Show Me the Money: Options for Financing Health Reform
The Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund co-sponsored this event to examine options to finance coverage expansions and reforms to both the delivery system and insurance markets.
Panelists address the following questions: What options hold the most promise? How do the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) go about “scoring” various financing options? Are there credible options for financing reform? Is there room for bipartisan cooperation in paying for reform?
For more information, please visit the Alliance’s event page.
Speakers for this session:
Ed Howard, Alliance for Health Reform
Rachel Nuzum, Commonwealth Fund
Health economist at Princeton University Vice president, public policy, National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
Vice president for public policy at CIGNA and former Senate Budget Committee staff director
Senior fellow and director of the Engelberg Center for Healthcare Reform at the Brookings Institution; former administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Q & A
also of interest
- Health Insurance Coverage for People with HIV Under the Affordable Care Act: Experiences in Five States
- The Role of Medicare and the Indian Health Service for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Health, Access and Coverage
- Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.