Trump resistance buoyed by Senate health care vote

The San Jose Mercury News quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the resistance the GOP faces in repealing the Affordable Care Act. Those who complain mightily about the increase in costs, she said, see the issue very differently than those who received health care through the Affordable Care Act, insurance they could…

Dr. Mitchell Katz: Making a Difference Through Health Policy

The Schaeffer Centrer for Health Policy and Economics and the Bedrosian Center on Governance hosted Mitchell Katz, M.D., the Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, who spoke as part of the Schaeffer Center Quintiles’ Seminar Series that features prominent academics, researchers, policy makers, and industry leaders to discuss prevalent and current…

City Governments Struggle with Staffing as a Result of Health Insurance Changes

Sept 11, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback – Insurance and pension costs for city employees are a near-constant worry for city governments from New York to Smalltown, U.S.A. As healthcare costs skyrocket, budgeting for employees’ insurance is a tricky proposition. Now, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins the implementation process, city managers …