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Inside the Black Box: Fixing Medical Prices
Brown Bag Seminar Series

Miriam Laugesen
Assistant Professor of Health Policy Management
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Thursday, October 05, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
112 Paterson Street, 1st floor conference room
Miriam Laugesen, PhD is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. She is a political scientist and health policy/health services researcher and author of Fixing Medical Prices: How Physicians are Paid that goes to the heart of the U.S. medical pricing process- a largely unknown, yet influential committee of medical organizations affiliated with the American Medical Association that advises Medicare. The ready acceptance of this committees recommendations typically sets off a chain reaction across the entire American health care system. She has authored and co-authored over 30 book chapters and journal articles on state and local public health policies, public opinion, public health insurance coverage expansions and health insurance benefit regulation. Dr. Laugesen is a past recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in Health Policy Research.
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