Universal health care is a topic often discussed but not fully understood. The cost of care, the nuisances of coverage and the lack of transparency all add up to worry and concern for many Americans. Prof. Joel Cantor, a recognized leader on the subject of health care, will break down the complexities and share his thoughts on the best way forward. Is Medicare for All the solution? What does it mean for the average American?
Join us for Prof. Cantor’s presentation, followed by an interview and public Q&A moderated by Bloomberg’s John Tozzi.
Joel Cantor is a Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and the founding Director of the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University. He is a widely published scholar on the effects of health insurance regulatory policy in New Jersey and nationally under the Affordable Care Act. He also leads research on innovative health service delivery and policy strategies for the Medicaid program. He frequently serves as an advisor on health policy matters to the New Jersey state government. He also serves on the New Jersey State Health Benefit Program Quality and Value Task Force. He is the recipient of the Rutgers University President’s Award for Research in Service to New Jersey and is an elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance. Prof. Cantor earned his doctorate in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health.
John Tozzi is a reporter for Bloomberg News covering health insurance, hospitals, medical services, and health policy. He began his career covering community news in Queens for the TimesLedger chain of weekly newspapers. Since joining Businessweek magazine in 2008, he has also covered small business and entrepreneurship. He graduated from Boston University in 2005. He was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University for the 2016-17 academic year, graduating with a Masters of Science in Journalism, with extensive study at Columbia Business School.
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