Tag Archives: Health Care

Health Insurance and the Affordable Care Act


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By Alessandra Fodera (NHS ’16) Before President Barack Obama assumed office in 2008, he promised the American people that, if elected, he would fight for health care reform to increase access to health insurance. In 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable … Continue reading

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Redefining Financial Incentives and Quality in the Healthcare Field through the Medicare Shared Savings Program


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By Alexis Boaz (NHS ’15) According to data released by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the United States spent $2.7 trillion dollars on health care in 2011, which made up 17.9 percent of the GDP (Squires, 2012).   … Continue reading

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