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Curt Schroder

The Future of Medicaid: Seamless Coordination With Private Insurance

Friday, February 7, 2014, 6:00 AM
What does the future hold for traditional Medicaid? Some believe that, in the future, traditional Medicaid and commercial insurance will converge so that patients who move from Medicaid to commercial insurance will see no disruption in coverage, service, or the provider networks from which they receive... Read more

Hospital stays are down. Does that mean Obamacare is working?

Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 1:25 PM
Among its many worthy goals, the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) aims to nudge the U.S. health care system from sick care to well care. By increasing the focus on routine checkups, preventive care, and better patient outcomes, Americans will be healthier. They will need less intensive, expensive... Read more

Andre and 116,500 others in the region are caught in PA’s coverage gap

Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 8:00 AM
When it comes to health coverage, 116,500 low-income adults in southeastern Pennsylvania, the vast majority of them working, are betwixt and between. Andre Butler, a banquet server, is one such uninsured Philadelphian, caught in Pennsylvania’s coverage gap. Adults like Andre don’t qualify... Read more

Can Corbett’s Medicaid Plan Bring Coverage to the 116,500 Working Uninsured in Southeastern Pennsylvania?

Thursday, September 26, 2013, 6:00 AM
The southeastern Pennsylvania health care community is encouraged by Governor Corbett’s unveiling of Healthy PA, the administration’s plan to strengthen Pennsylvanians’ access to affordable, high-quality health care. Of crucial importance are the plan’s provisions for providing... Read more

Why expanding Medicaid is good for Pennsylvania’s health, economy, and state budget

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 5:25 AM
Curt Schroder is the regional executive, Delaware Valley Health Care Council of HAP, the association for southeastern Pennsylvania hospitals. Pennsylvania is in the midst of a discussion about whether to expand Medicaid under the health reform law to cover residents up to 138% of the federal poverty... Read more
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Robert I. Field, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H. Professor, School of Law & Drexel School of Public Health
Jeffrey Brenner, MD Founder of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, Medical Director of the Urban Health Institute at Cooper University Healthcare
Andy Carter President & CEO, The Hospital & Healthsystem Assoc. of Pa.
Robert B. Doherty Senior Vice President of Governmental Affairs & Public Policy American College of Physicians
David Grande, MD, MPA Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Tine Hansen-Turton Chief Strategy Officer of Public Health Management Corporation
Drew A. Harris, DPM, MPH Director of Health Policy Program at the Jefferson College of Population Health
Antoinette Kraus Director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network
Laval Miller-Wilson Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Health Law Project
David B. Nash, MD, MBA Founding Dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health
Mark V. Pauly, Ph.D. Professor of Health Care Management, Business Economics and Public Policy at The Wharton School
Howard J. Peterson, MHA Managing Partner of TRG Healthcare, a national healthcare consulting firm
Paula L. Stillman, MD, MBA Healthcare consultant with special expertise in population health and disease management
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