Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

UW Family Medicine Seminar: Crisis in US Health Care

Posted: 2/21/2017 (Local Events)

Crisis in US Health Care: Threats of GOP Actions to Repeal, Replace, or “Repair” the ACA

Dr. Geyman will summarize the overall Republican plan to “reform” our health care system, describe how its components won’t work, and discuss their adverse impacts on patients, families, and the system. He will point out the dilemma that faces the GOP as it tries to take the ACA apart without an adequate or coherent replacement plan and summarize what we can expect of the chaos that will result. Dr. Geyman will then discuss three basic alternatives to finance our health care system–revising the ACA, the GOP plan, and single-payer national health insurance–together with some promising developments toward real reform.

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Date: 03/07/2017

Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM PT

Location: 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Suite 308, Room 357