Friday May 2, 2008
Panel Discussion on the Uninsured
Sponsored by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation
On Friday, May 2, 2008, Marianne Udow-Phillips, director of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, convened a panel of experts to explore the problem of America’s 47 million uninsured.
Panelists Catherine McLaughlin, Professor of Health Management & Policy and director of the Economic Research Initiative on the Uninsured, U-M School of Public Health; Kevin Seitz, executive vice president of Health Care Value Enhancement, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan; and Ellen Rabinowitz, executive director of the Washtenaw Health Plan shared their views and joined Udow-Phillips to respond to audience questions. Tracy Davis of the Ann Arbor News was the moderator.
For information about other events that happened in Michigan during Cover the Uninsured week (April 27 – May 3, 2008), visit www.covertheuninsured.org.
Questions and Answers
The panel responded to audience questions at the event, and in writing to other questions submitted by the audience. Some audience questions were edited and/or combined to avoid duplication.
Read the questions and answers »
- Panel discussion – part 1
- Panel discussion – part 2
- Panel discussion – part 3
- Panel discussion – part 4
- Panel discussion – part 5