Implementing Medi-Cal and Private Insurance Coverage in California
November 27, 2012
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.
Launching the Exchange in California: Opportunities and Challenges
November 7, 2012
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.
Scholarship Tea Videos 2012
September 6, 2012
The Scholarship Tea brings together faculty, students, donors, and alumni to recognize student scholarship recipients and the donors whose generosity has made the awards possible.
The Future of Health Care in the U.S.
August 29, 2012
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.
Reactions to the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act
July 2, 2012
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.
Stuart H. Altman Lecture 2012
March 22, 2012
Are ACO’s and Bundled Payments the “New New Things”: What Happened to the Old New Things?
Speaker: Stuart H. Altman Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy
Edward E. Penhoet Lecture 2012
April 5, 2012
Public Health Genomics: from the Science of Discovery to the Science of Action
Speaker: Muin j. Khoury, MD, PhD
Director, Office of Public Health Genomics, CDC
Public Health Heroes Gala Awards Reception 2012
March 21, 2012
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.