The ACA Continued
The ACA places tax incentives on small businesses that do not offer health insurance to
Sometimes the subsidies offered by the government would save the employees
more money on their health insurance, so employe
2/2/15 Second half of class
Does data drive public policy?
There is a disconnect from data driven research and public policy
The health care system is largely shaped by our health care policy
Movement of evidence based interventions i
March 2, 2015
498 P Notes- Private Insurance
The implications of private insurance began in 1930 w/ Blue Cross (hospital care) and
Blue Shield (physician care) non-profit insurance plans
1/3 of health care spending is spent on hospital care
4/13/15 498P Notes
Innovative Health Care Reform
Hospitals account form 1/3 of health care spending
Maryland operates the only all hospital rate regulation system in the US
All third parties pay the same rate
The uninsured dont have anyone negotiating
4/20/15 498P Notes
The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Where can we find democratic and republican agreement in the affordable care act?
How can we improve it?
100 year history of improving health care
The ACA combines all of the previous ideas
University of Maryland School of Public Health
HLSA 300 Introduction to Health Policy and Services
Semester: Spring 2015
Classroom and Time: PLS 1119 4:00pm 6:30pm
Instructor: Karoline Mortensen, Ph.D.
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-3pm
Office: 3310C SPH Buildi