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[ ASHEcon '16, University of Pennsylvania ]

6th Biennial Conference of the
American Society of Health Economists

New Frontiers in Health Policy and Health Care

Conference Web Site

Preliminary Program

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Conference Housing at the University of Pennsylvania

June 12 – June 15, 2016

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Aug 4 16

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

by charmaine

Position #P100007806 FY 18

The University of Miami is accepting applications for a tenure track faculty position within the Department of Health Sector Management and Policy (HSMP) at the School of Business Administration.

The University of Miami is a Carnegie comprehensive doctoral and medical degree granting research university of approximately 15,500 students and 13,400 faculty and staff involved in teaching, research and service. The University’s main campus in suburban Coral Gables is home to two colleges and seven schools located on a 230-acre tract.

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Aug 4 16

2016 PAN Challenge

by charmaine

The PAN Challenge is an initiative of the Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation in collaboration with The American Journal of Managed Care. Entitled “Beyond Charitable Assistance: Sustainable Strategies for Providing Access to Critical Medications,” the Challenge seeks abstracts/papers that propose ways to reduce or eliminate barrier and disparities that Medicare and ACA enrollees face in obtaining medications to treat life-threatening, chronic and rare diseases.

Abstracts are due October 30th, and papers are due December 31st.

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Jun 5 16

News from the Executive Director

by sinan
Anthony LoSasso

We’re incredibly excited about the 6th Biennial Conference at Penn coming up in a matter of days! ASHEcon and our amazing colleagues at Penn have been working incredibly hard to put together a conference that will be as enjoyable as it is intellectually stimulating. For up to the minute details on the program, download our new app in the iTunes Store or Google Play Store today – it’s free! All the details about the conference are available at the conference website: ldi.upenn.edu/ashecon2016. And remember to join the conversation online by using the hashtag #ASHEcon16!

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Jun 5 16

Labor Market Impact of Massachusetts Health Care Reform: We’ve Only Scratched the Surface

by sinan
Didem Tuzemen

Didem Tuzemen
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

In 2006 Massachusetts implemented a health care reform, which brought major changes to the health care system in the state. The main goal of the reform was to provide easier access to health insurance and lower the uninsured rate in the state. Cited as the blueprint for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the ACA), the Massachusetts Health Reform Act’s key components were a state health insurance exchange, an individual mandate, an employer mandate, and expansions to public health insurance programs.

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Jun 5 16

AJHE NewsBrief: The Impact of Health Reform on Job Mobility Evidence from Massachusetts*

by sinan
Bradley Heim