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Mitigating the Effects of High-Risk, High-Cost Populations in the Private Health Insurance Market


Rockefeller Institute Forum, May 21, 2009



Katherine Swartz, professor of health policy and economics at the Harvard School of Public Health, provided an overview of the "Massachusetts experience" with ensuring universal health coverage, with a focus on the need to manage — and contain costs — for people with high medical expenses. In response, these New York officials representing the departments of Health and Insurance shared perspectives on New York's challenges in expanding care to more high-risk patients.

Video of Professor Swartz's presentation