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FSPH's Dr. Gerald Kominski comments on the proposed American Health Care Act

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of FSPH's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was quoted Mar. 13 in a HealthLeaders Media article about the American Health Care Act, which has been proposed as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Monday, March 13, 2017

From HealthLeaders Media:

Gerald Kominski, director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, described the proposed replacement as a "disaster" that would do nothing to reduce premiums or cut spending on healthcare.

'A Public Health Disaster'

"Overall, this bill is a public health disaster that will do nothing to lower premiums or increase coverage, since the only costs that will be lower will be federal costs for tax credits," said Kominski.

Read the full article from HealthLeaders Media