Schaeffer Initiative experts discuss why the most efficient and equitable way to conduct testing on a mass scale for COVID-19 is through a federally-funded public effort that tests everyone, but until Congress enacts such a program, mandating insurance coverage is an important lever to improve access to testing.
Vaccine privileges would allow those who can show immunity to COVID-19 access to certain high-risk activities. USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy conducted a survey to understand the general public’s views on the topics.
Join Schaeffer Center Director Dana Goldman in conversation with Jeet Guram and Kathy Buto about policy lessons learned and potential solutions to support innovation and patient access in cell and gene therapies.
The panel will examine options to improve Medicaid eligibility rules, enrollment processes, and benefit designs, as well as approaches that could improve the quality and efficiency of the care delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries.
According to a survey of Americans conducted in December, only 63% of individuals surveyed said they would take the COVID-19 vaccine, down from 83% in March. Schaeffer Center hosted an expert webinar on strategies to increase vaccine adoption.
How can public health leaders address vaccine hesitancy? Join the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy and the USC Behavioral Science and Well-Being Policy Initiative for an expert discussion on vaccine adoption.
An all-payer claims database (APCD) is a system that collects health care claims and related data from all (or nearly all) entities that pay for health care services in a geographic area, including private and public health plans.