Health Care Access & Coverage

Health Insurance Coverage in the Aftermath of COVID-19

Conversation with Larry Levitt, MPP, Mark Pauly, PhD, Jamila Taylor, PhD, and Hemi Tewarson, JD, MPH

12:00pm – 1:00pm ET June 12, 2020 Virtual Event

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken our health insurance system to its core, with nearly 27 million people potentially losing their job-based insurance. Some will now be eligible for Medicaid or subsidized coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Others will become uninsured, especially in states that have not expanded eligibility for Medicaid. All of this will strain public budgets on top of an already-struggling economy in the aftermath of the pandemic. Our panel of experts discussed the consequences of the pandemic on health insurance coverage and health care access, how it might affect health care reform debates in the upcoming election, and what the future might hold for health coverage in America.


Speakers

Larry Levitt, MPP

Executive Vice President for Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation
 

Mark Pauly

Mark Pauly, PhD

Bendheim Professor, Department of Health Care Management, and Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, The Wharton School

Jamila Taylor, PhD

Director of Health Care Reform and Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation​

Hemi Tewarson, JD, MPH

Director, Health Division, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices​

David Grande

David Grande, MD, MPA (moderator)

Director of Policy, Penn LDI and Associate Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine


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