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The Effort to Repeal and Replace the ACA Moves to the Senate

By Sara Wilensky, JD, PhD Co-author of Essentials of Health Policy and Law, 3rd Edition In a political surprise (how many have there been?), the House of Representatives passed a modified version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) on … Continue reading

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Now What? A Health Policy Expert’s Analysis on the Demise of the AHCA

By Sara Wilensky, JD, PhD Co-author of Essentials of Health Policy and Law, 3rd Edition After a flurry of behind-the-scenes arm-twisting by President Trump and negotiations with members of their own party, the Republican leadership tabled the American Health Care … Continue reading

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Author Bob Friis Reveals His Secrets for Making Epi Fun for Undergrads

In a this webinar recorded on March 24, Bob Friis, author of Epidemiology 101, explores ways to get undergraduate students engaged and interested in learning about epidemiology. “Epidemiology is often a required prerequisite course for non-majors who are not focused … Continue reading

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Republican Proposals to Change Medicaid

By Sara Wilensky A previous post (The Republican Proposal to Replace the ACA), reviewed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which is the Republican bill being considered in the House that is intended to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). … Continue reading

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The Republican Proposal to Replace the ACA: An Analysis

By Sara Wilensky, JD, PhD Co-author of Essentials of Health Policy and Law, 3rd Edition On March 6, 2017, the Republican leadership in the House introduced the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in a move to begin repealing and replacing … Continue reading

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Webinar: Mass Incarceration and Public Health

Join us for a Webinar on Mass Incarceration and Public Health, with featured presenter Patti Rose, MPH, EdD. Dr. Rose, author of the new book, Health Disparities, Diversity, and Inclusion, will discuss: Mass Incarceration and its impact on health disparities … Continue reading

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Teaching the ACA Under the Threat of ‘Repeal and Replace’: Our Authors Weigh In

‘Repeal and Replace’ seems to be the mantra of the new White House administration. What does the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) look like? How should educators approach the topic in classroom discussion? We asked our authors for … Continue reading

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How Should Educators Approach the ACA Under the Threat of ‘Repeal and Replace’?

By Nancy H. Shanks, PhD Co-author, Introduction to Health Care Management, 3rd Edition There is extensive discussion about what is going to happen with the ACA, but so far there is no clear direction from the Congress or the Trump … Continue reading

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Obamacare Could Be in for a Bumpy Ride

By Nancy Niles, MPH, MS, MBA, PhD Author of Basics of the U.S. Health Care System, 3rd Edition The Affordable Care Act is a very complex healthcare law that resulted in an extensive set of regulations with several deadlines established … Continue reading

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The Educational Dilemma of ‘Repeal and Replace’

by Curtis P. McLaughlin, DBA Author of Health Policy Analysis, 2nd Edition We all face the educational dilemma presented by the “repeal and replace” process.  Craig and I are in the middle of revising Health Policy Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Approach in … Continue reading

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