This is the second lecture in a series on Implementing Health Care Reform in California, which examines all aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s impact on access, cost, and quality of care issues relevant to the State of California. The lecture features two presenters: Speaker Larry Levitt is senior vice president for special initiatives and senior advisor to the president with the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the United States. Speaker Bruce Bodaken is chairman and CEO of Blue Shield of California is a 3.3 million member not-for-profit health plan that serves the commercial, individual, and government markets in California.
Peter V. Lee, executive director of the California Health Benefit Exchange, gives a lecture as part of the ongoing series, Implementing Health Care Reform in California. The lecture series examines all aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on access, cost, and quality of care issues relevant to the State of California. California was the first state to create a Health Benefit Exchange following the passage of federal health care reform. As executive director, Peter Lee manages the creation of a new insurance marketplace in California.
A discussion of the public health impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Speakers include UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov; UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean Stephen Shortell; UC Berkeley School of Law Professor and Former Dean Jesse Choper; and Claire Brindis, Dir., Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF.
A panel of UC Berkeley experts addresses the major consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Panelists explore what the decision means for future health reform, constitutional law, medical care, the insurance market, insurance premiums, public policy, politics, and more.
The UC Berkeley School of Public Health presented its 16th Annual Public Health Heroes Awards to Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; and Dr. Marcus A. Conant, dermatologist and HIV/AIDS primary care physician. See the award presentations and acceptances.