Health Care Reform 2.0: Lessons from the Modern World
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Baer-Fuller Lecture Hall
The Affordable Care Act is expanding access to millions of Americans, but the crisis in health care continues. The United States is unique among modern nations in that we do not provide universal comprehensive access to affordable health care, yet our health care costs are double those of comparable countries. This presentation from representatives from Physicians for a National Health Program will identify our global performance on key health care issues (access, quality, and cost) and describe the benefits of building upon Medicare, fixing its problems, and expanding it to all Americans. It will close with a brief discussion of the current opportunity to expand Medicaid to 260,000 more Missouri citizens.