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The Business of Health Care: July 24, 2018

Host Mitch Goldman is joined by Katie Keith (Adjunct Faculty; Author of the “Following the ACA” blog for the Health Affairs blog, Georgetown University Law Center), Sara Collins (Vice President, Health Care Coverage and Access, The Commonwealth Fund), and Robert Field (Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health) on the Tuesday, July 24, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.

Air Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

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Robert Field, Sara Collins, and Katie Keith

Air Time: 12:00 pm
Featuring: Katie Keith, Sara Collins, Robert Field

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Katie Keith

Adjunct Faculty; Author of the “Following the ACA” blog for the Health Affairs blog, Georgetown University Law Center

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Katie Keith, JD, MPH, is a faculty member at the Georgetown University Law Center where she teaches courses on the Affordable Care Act and LGBT health law and policy. She provides “Following the ACA” rapid response analysis for the Health Affairs Blog and is an appointed consumer representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Katie maintains a part-time appointment at Georgetown University’s Center on Health Insurance Reforms and serves as a Scholar with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. Katie received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and holds a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.
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Sara Collins

Vice President, Health Care Coverage and Access, The Commonwealth Fund

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Sara R. Collins, Ph.D., is vice president for health care coverage and access at The Commonwealth Fund. An economist, Dr. Collins joined the Fund in 2002 and has led the Fund’s national program on health insurance since 2005. Since joining the Fund, Dr. Collins has led several multi-year national surveys on health insurance and authored numerous reports, issue briefs and journal articles on health insurance coverage, health reform, and the Affordable Care Act. She has provided invited testimony before several Congressional committees and subcommittees. Prior to joining the Fund, Dr. Collins was associate director/senior research associate at the New York Academy of Medicine, Division of Health and Science Policy. Earlier in her career, she was an associate editor at U.S. News & World Report, a senior economist at Health Economics Research, and a senior health policy analyst in the New York City Office of the Public Advocate. She holds an A.B. in economics from Washington University and a Ph.D. in economics from George Washington University.

Twitter- @SaraCollins_ | @commonwealthfnd
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Robert Field

Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton, Drexel University’s Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health

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Robert Field is a nationally recognized expert in health care regulation and its role in implementing public policy. He holds a joint appointment as professor of health management and policy at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health. He is also a lecturer in health care management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow of Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

Professor Field is the author of “Mother of Invention: How the Government Created ‘Free-Market’ Health Care,” published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, which presents a historical overview of government programs in creating and maintaining the health care system and places health reform in the context of an ongoing evolutionary process. He is also the author of “Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise,” a comprehensive overview of health care regulation, also published by Oxford University Press.

His recent scholarly work has focused on health reform and its effects on the structure of the health care system, ethical issues in vaccines and policy implications of genetic databases. His work has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Villanova Law Review, the Drexel Law Review, Health Affairs, Vaccine and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He writes a blog for the Philadelphia Inquirer on health policy, entitled “The Field Clinic,” which features 14 prominent Philadelphia health care leaders as regular contributors.

Before joining the Drexel faculty, Professor Field founded and chaired the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of Sciences in Philadelphia, where he was also professor of health policy. Previously, he led business planning and development for the primary care network of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He has also conducted health policy research at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Center for Law and Health Sciences at Boston University, practiced health law with the Philadelphia firm of Ballard Spahr, LLP, and directed public policy research for Cigna Corporation.

Professor Field earned his JD at the Columbia University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

Twitter – @RobertIField
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