Experts available to comment on Obamacare roadshow

August 30th, 2013

Despite recent reports of delays in certain segments of the new health care law, enrollment is on track to begin on Oct. 1. The White House is planning a major push to sell the program by sending President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden to speak to the American people. Former President Bill Clinton has also been asked by President Obama to give a major speech on Obamacare on September 4 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Several Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight on this issue:

Stephen Davidson, an expert in health care management, is the author of  Still Broken: Understanding the U.S. Health Care System. In 2012, he wrote a  piece for the Huffington Post entitled The Supreme Court and Health Care Reform. Contact Davidson at 617-353-7422; sdavidso@bu.edu

Abigail Moncrieff, an expert in health care law & structural constitutional law, has been quoted frequently on the Affordable Care Act.  Contact Moncrieff at 617-353-2212; arm11@bu.edu

Wendy Mariner, an expert in health law and reform legislation, joined other experts in 2012 on WBUR in a discussion on the Supreme Court hearings on health care reform. She also led 100 health law professors in filing a Supreme Court brief on health care reform. Contact Mariner at 617-638-4626; wmariner@bu.edu

Alan Sager, an expert in health care, cost control, and health reform, shared his thoughts on the future success of health care reform with Becker’s Hospital Review. Contact Sager at 617-638-4664; asager@bu.edu

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