Health Care Reform

  • Vanderbilt University

    Panelists explore uncertain future of health care reform

    With lawmakers in the nation’s capital having reached a political impasse over replacement of the Affordable Care Act, it’s unclear just where health care policy may be going. The challenges of dealing with this uncertainty were the subject of Monday’s panel discussion at Vanderbilt featuring state and hospital industry officials. Read More

    Apr. 6, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Panel featuring Barry will explore caring for the uninsured

    A panel discussion titled “Caring for the Uninsured: A National, State and Local Perspective” is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 16, and will feature Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal and Nicole Comeaux, deputy executive director of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. Read More

    Nov. 12, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Medicaid access state by state

    Clinics with more non-physician clinicians are associated with better access for Medicaid patients and lower prices for office visits, according to a recent study. Read More

    Nov. 2, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Jost set for Sept. 10 Discovery Lecture

    The Flexner Discovery Lecture Series kicks off this fall with a discussion of health care cost control. Timothy Jost, J.D., emeritus professor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, will speak on Thursday, Sept. 10. Read More

    Sep. 3, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Chancellor joins Tennessee leaders to press for federal research funding

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and other state leaders met with members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C., to urge support for sustained federal investments in science and engineering research. Read More

    Jun. 17, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Zeppos reflects on first five years as chancellor

    The One Vanderbilt transformation continues as Nicholas S. Zeppos marks five years as chancellor. Read the story and watch video of Zeppos discussing the opportunities and challenges facing Vanderbilt today. Read More

    Mar. 1, 2013

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    Healthcare leaders discuss the Affordable Care Act and future of healthcare

    A conference at Owen Graduate School of Management will examine how healthcare companies will balance quality of service, operational efficiencies and cost control as millions of previously uninsured people gain greater access to the healthcare system through the Affordable Care Act. Read More

    Aug. 23, 2012

  • James F. Blumstein (Vanderbilt)

    Vanderbilt law professor influences SCOTUS health care decision

    A brief filed by James F. Blumstein, University Professor of Constitutional Law and Health Law and Policy at Vanderbilt Law School, provided a key legal argument relied on by Chief Justice John Roberts in his historic decision on the Affordable Care Act. Read More

    Jul. 3, 2012

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    Study sees eligibility confusion ahead for Affordable Care Act applicants

    A Vanderbilt expert on health policy and economics says that many people who get subsidized private health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in 2014 could face confusing changes in eligibility and cost sharing, and some will be required to pay the government back after the first year of participation. Read More

    Jun. 8, 2012

  • Larry Van Horn

    Health care crisis subject of School of Medicine Dean’s Lecture

    Larry Van Horn (Vanderbilt University) Larry Van Horn, executive director of health affairs at Owen Graduate School of Management, will discuss “Our Health Care Crisis: A Mathematical Examination” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 214 Light Hall. It is the latest installment in the School of Medicine’s Dean’s Lecture… Read More

    Nov. 14, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Renowned spine surgeon to deliver VUSM Dean’s Lecture

    The lecture will explore "What Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would want us to know about health care disparities." Read More

    Aug. 23, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt: Laboratory for health care reform

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a laboratory for health care reform. Increasingly, Vanderbilt researchers are applying their expertise in informatics, genomics, drug discovery, basic science and clinical medicine to the solution of critical problems in patient care. Bedside checklists and electronic “dashboards” developed at Vanderbilt, for example, enable doctors and… Read More

    Apr. 15, 2011