Can America Bend Down the Health Care Cost Curve?
Feb 23, 2011
Uwe Reinhardt, the James Madison Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, presented a public talk titled, “Can America Bend Down the Health Care Cost Curve?” at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, in Dodds auditorium, Robertson Hall. Reinhardt’s talk is part of the School’s Implementing Healthcare Reform series, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School and the Center for Health and Wellbeing.Recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on health care economics, Reinhardt has been a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences since 1978. He is a past president of the Association of Health Services Research. From 1986 to 1995 he served as a commissioner on the Physician Payment Review Committee, established in 1986 by Congress to advise it on issues related to the payment of physicians.