Single Payer Health Care: Aspirations and Realities

Monday, October 28, 2019

4:00–6:00 p.m.

doors open, 3:30 p.m.

Hiebert Lounge
72 East Concord Street
Boston

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As we head into a federal electoral season, there are few issues that have more engaged our national conversation around health than the potential of single-payer approaches to solve the perennial challenge of optimizing health system function in the country. And yet, the national conversation is often unclear about the political, economic, and practical opportunities and challenges that a single-payer approach entails.

 

Agenda

4:00 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
OPENING REMARKS

Sandro Galea (@sandrogalea), Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health


4:05 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
PANEL PRESENTATIONS

Claudia Fegan, Medical Director of Cook County Health System, National Coordinator of PNHP

Robert Moffit, Senior Fellow, Health Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation

Maryanne Bombaugh, President, Massachusetts Medical Society

Jodi Liu, Associate Policy Researcher, RAND

Steffie Woolhandler, Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York’s Hunter College

Liz Hamel, Vice President, Director, Public Opinion and Survey Research, Kaiser Family Foundation


5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
MODERATED DISCUSSION

Jonathan Woodson, Director, Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy

 

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