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San Francisco


Trumpcare: Is It the Right Treatment for What Ails the American Health-Care System?

All health-care systems must strike a delicate balance between cost, quality and access. Though Obamacare focused largely on increasing access to coverage and spreading the cost of illness across the entire population, Trumpcare tips the balance largely in favor of reducing federal spending, at the risk of destabilizing insurance markets and increasing costs for older and sicker individuals.

What would it take to create a health-care system that would provide future generations with accessible, affordable care? Can this be done while also covering the sick and the underserved? Join the conversation with a panel of government, policy and legal experts.

MLF Organizer
George Hammond

MLF: Humanities

This program is sold out; no tickets will be sold at the door.

August 3, 2017

The Commonwealth Club
555 Post St.
San Francisco, 94102
United States

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Andrew Bindman
Former Director, U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Jaime King
Executive Editor, The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition at UC Hastings College of the Law

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Adams Dudley
Director, TheCenter for Healthcare Value at UC San Francisco

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Claire Brindis
Director, Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UC San Francisco—Moderator

5:30 p.m. networking reception
6 p.m. program