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Rockefeller Experts Consider Health Care Reform

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ALBANY, N.Y. (October 15, 2010) ─ Two scholars from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government and Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy have collaborated on articles that appeared in the Health Affairs Blog, a major forum for discussion about health policy news and research.

(At left) Peter Finn, Deputy Commissioner for Finance and Administration for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation chats with Rockefeller College MPA student Phillip Suruda during the Welcome Week Advisathon.Courtney Burke
Erika Martin & Courtney Burke

In the October 15, 2010 edition of the online publication, Courtney Burke, Director of the Health Policy Research Center at the Rockefeller Institute of Government and Erika Martin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at Rockefeller College examined two key issues that will demand much attention as health form goes forward:  the impact of phasing out Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments and access to care for undocumented immigrants and the costs of that care.  

Read the op-eds from Courtney Burke and Erika Martin that appeared in the October 15, 2010 Health Affairs Blog.

Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 under the aegis of Project HOPE,a nonprofit international health education organization. Health Affairs explores health policy issues of current concern in both domestic and international spheres.