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Petris Center’s Dan Arnold on Covered CA Consumer Choice – California Healthline

Posted on 18 Jan 2017
The Petris Center’s Dan Arnold was recently interviewed by California Healthline on the recent Health Affairs study, co-authored by Arnold, along with the Petris Center’s Dr. Scheffler, Dr. Fulton, and Jon Gabel from NORC, which analyzed consumer choice and premium increas

SF Chronicle Op-ed by Scheffler and Arnold: Covered California is a Model for the Whole Nation

Posted on 18 Jan 2017
This week, the San Francisco Chronicle published an op-ed by the Petris Center’s Dr. Richard Scheffler and Daniel Arnold. Entitled “Covered California is a Model for the Whole Nation,” the op-ed discusses the findings of their recent Health Affairs paper “Cover

New Health Affairs Article on Covered California Premium Increases and Consumer Choice

Posted on 13 Jan 2017
The Petris Center has a new article published in the January issue of Health Affairs, entitled “Consumers Buy Lower-Cost Plans on Covered California, Suggesting Exposure to Premium Increases Less than Commonly Reported.” The paper was authored by the Petris Center’s

Dr. Scheffler Interviewed on the Reasoning Behind Prop. 61’s Rejection

Posted on 20 Nov 2016
Dr. Sheffler was on Capitol Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” program this week to discuss Proposition 61’s rejection by Californians in the November 2016 election and the path forward for reigning in prescription drug prices. He was joined in conversati

Petris Center Hosts Visiting Scholar Dr. Heinz Janßen

Posted on 14 Nov 2016
The Petris Center is hosting visiting scholar Dr. Heinz J. Janßen for several weeks this fall. Dr. Janßen is a professor of public health at Bremen University of Applied Sciences in Germany, focusing on Health Economics and Healthcare Management, where he has taught since 2004. He has

Just Released: WHO Report on Health Workforce Requirements Authored by Dr. Scheffler

Posted on 08 Nov 2016
Dr. Scheffler authored a new report just released by the World Health Organization (WHO), entitled “Health Workforce Requirements for Universial Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals.” The paper analyzes the quantitative implications of and requirements for

New Article by Scheffler, Fulton, and Arnold to be Published in Health Affairs

Posted on 08 Nov 2016
A new article by the Petris Center’s Dr. Scheffler, Dr. Fulton, and Researcher Daniel Arnold – “Consumers Buy Lower-Cost Plans on Covered California Suggesting Premium Increases Are Less than Commonly Reported” – was accepted for publication by Health Aff

New World Bank Booked Edited By Dr. Scheffler: Health Labor Market Analyses in Low and Middle Income Countries

Posted on 14 Oct 2016
  The World Bank has just published a new book edited by Dr. Scheffler, Health Labor Market Analyses in Low and Middle Income Countries. Health Labor Market Analyses in Low and Middle Income Countries contains extensive collation of tools and data needs for health labor market an

Dr. Scheffler Among 33 Economists to File Amicus Brief with the Seventh Court of Appeals on FTC v. Advocate Health Network

Posted on 29 Jul 2016
This week, thirty-three of the most prominent economists in America with expertise in the subjects of antitrust, competition, and health economics, including Dr. Scheffler, filed an amicus brief with the Seventh Circuit of the US Court of Appeals regarding the case Federal Trade Commi

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