HOW ECONOMICS FAILS HEALTH LAW AND POLICY - Allison K. Hoffman
Edward S. and A. Rita Schmidt Lecture
Allison K. Hoffman, a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, will discuss how the influence of economics and market-based approaches in national health policy JACKIE FAHERTY have affected access to care, and what industry and government can do to address inequality and broaden access to quality health care. Hoffman’s work focuses on health insurance regulation, the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and retiree health care expenses, and Medicaid and long-term care. Her research aims to bring greater descriptive and analytical clarity to the purposes of health regulation and how it both reflects and shapes our views on distributing risk. She is co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law (2017), the most comprehensive review of U.S. health law in the post-ACA era.
Date & Time
October 28, 2019
Free to public