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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

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Preliminary Program

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Conference Housing at the University of Pennsylvania

June 12 – June 15, 2016

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

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: http://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
Jun 5 16

Call for Invited Papers: 2016 CHES – Caribbean Health Economics Symposium, December 11-13, 2016

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We are pleased to invite you to submit a paper for the 2nd Annual Caribbean Health Economics Symposium to be held December 11-13, 2016 at the Bitter End Yacht Club, British Virgin Islands (www.beyc.com). The conference will provide a global forum for path-breaking health economics research critical to public policy, financing and technology innovation.

Eight papers (up from six in 2015) will be selected by the organizing committee for presentation on December 12 and 13. Up to two presenters for each paper will be eligible for travel and lodging honorarium. Brief panel discussions with medical industry experts will be woven into the program. Additional attendees not presenting papers will be invited to participate in the program and sponsored activities such as the US versus UK health economics sail challenge (with defending UK boat from CHES 2015).

Now Accepting Papers – 15 August, 2016 Submission Deadline. Please submit extended abstracts (one page), and/or complete paper drafts if available.

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Jun 3 16

Economist/Health Services Researcher, Health Policy Institute

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Job title: Economist/Health Services Researcher
Job location: Chicago, IL

The Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a “think tank” within the ADA focusing on generating, synthesizing and disseminating research on critical policy issues related to dental care within the U.S. health care system. HPI’s multi-disciplinary team of economists, statisticians, psychologists, and health services researchers aims to produce cutting edge research to inform federal and state policy making in the area of oral health, The Institute routinely collaborates with top-notch researchers in think tanks and academia, and directly with several federal and state government agencies. HPI staff regularly publish in peer-review journals such as Health Affairs, Health Services Research, NEJM, and Health Economics. Oral health issues continue to gain more attention within health care policy circles and HPI increasingly is the go-to source for credible policy evidence. HPI is expanding, and is recruiting a health economist/health services researcher to the team.

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