I’ll talk Medicaid with Sara Rosenbaum 9pm tonight

I’ll be talking Medicaid tonight with Sara Rosenbaumm 9pm eastern for those who care to join.

Tonight at 9pm eastern time, I will pilot Doctors for America’s monthly Policy Call. The call is titled: Medicaid: How It Works and How We Can Improve It. Tonight I’ll be leading a conversation with one of the nation’s leading Medicaid experts, Sara Rosenbaum of George Washington University.

The health policy RBC contingent may want to listen in, click here for details.

Professor Rosenbaum is the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor and founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Between 1993 and 1994, she worked for President Clinton, directing the legislative drafting of the Health Security Act and developing the Vaccines for Children program. She has also served on the Obama transition team.

She’s written a huge number of articles. This recent NEJM commentary is especially pertinent for tonight’s call

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect, tnr.com, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.