Sara Collins

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

Sara R. Collins, Ph.D., is vice president for health care coverage and access at The Commonwealth Fund.  An economist, Dr. Collins directs the Fund’s program on insurance coverage and access. She also directs the Fund’s research initiative on Tracking Health System Performance. Since joining the Fund in 2002, 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

Past Appearances

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.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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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 directs the Fund’s program on insurance coverage and access. She also directs the Fund’s research initiative on Tracking Health System Performance. Since joining the Fund in 2002, Dr. Collins hasRead More

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