Reforming_US_Health_System.Jan_18_2011

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times….” Reforming the U.S. Health System Lydia L. Ogden, PhD, MPP Adjunct Professor Health Policy & Management Rollins School of Public Health Senior Policy Advisor 1
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My background 21 years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Worked in environmental health, HIV/AIDS (domestic and global); now in the Office of Prevention Through Healthcare. Recently spent 6 months staffing the National Commission for Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (AKA “The President’s Deficit Commission” ) . Chief of Staff for Emory’s Institute for Advanced Policy Solutions and Center for Entitlement Reform . Adjunct professor in the Health Policy & Management department. Before CDC, I was a public relations and marketing account executive and owned a strategic communications firm. Before that, I was a health care reporter 2
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Health Insurance Coverage, 2008 U.S. Population = 300,544,200 3 Sources: Urban Institute and Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured estimates based on the Census Bureau's March 2008 and 2009 Current Population Survey (CPS: Annual Social and Economic Supplements). 85% of the population is insured . *The estimate of 46 million uninsured is from the CPS, a very poor measure of all-year uninsurance, but an OK measure of point-in-time uninsurance, with some caveats.
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Who are the uninsured? 4 Sources: Based on Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured estimates, in turn based on the Census Bureau's March 2008 and 2009 Current Population Survey (CPS: Annual Social and Economic Supplements). *Note : These numbers add to 50 million, which includes those who are uninsured for part of the year in addition to those uninsured the entire year.
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UPDATED National Health Expenditures, 2009 $2.47 Trillion (up 5.56%)* Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 2010. Updated National Health Expenditures, 2010.
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