As a continuation of the robust discussion at the recent E. Richard Brown Symposium focused on universal health care in California, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research Senior Fellow Gerald F. Kominski addresses the topic “Medicare for All: Is It Finally Time for Single Payer in the United States?
In this health policy seminar, Kominski explores the latest developments in the high-stakes conversation about the possibility of making universal health care available to all Californians. Kominski is a sought-after expert at local, state, national, and global levels for his expertise in evaluating the costs and cost-effectiveness of health care programs, and is co-founder of the UCLA/UC Berkeley CalSIM microsimulation model used for estimating the impacts of health reform in California
This seminar is part of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research 25th anniversary celebration. The Center was founded in 1994 by its first director, acclaimed public health leader and advocate for health care reform E. Richard Brown, and several visionary colleagues, including Kominski.