America’s Future Health Care Will Require a Workforce Trained to Use Technology (FoxNews.com) – While federal health policy is on the cusp of major change, one thing is set in stone: health care providers must continue to build an infrastructure that supports higher-quality, lower-cost health care delivery.
Are You Being Impacted by the Affordable Care Act? (Moneyning.com) – Jacqueline Garry Lampert is the founder of Lake Street Strategies, a public policy strategy and consulting firm, and consultant to UPMC. She has many insights about the ACA’s impact, and here are the three groups she thinks will be most affected:
How is the ACA Affecting Middle Class Americans? (Quizzle.com) – YourHealthCareSimplified.org, a site run by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and created with the help of experts like Jacqueline Garry Lampert, a former health policy advisor for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, offers some insight into indirect effect of Obamacare.
Exchange Glitches Hint at Problems with Sustainability of Affordable Care Act (Multibriefs: Exclusive) – “Even if the federal marketplace were operating perfectly, it is unlikely large numbers of consumers would be willing to make their first premium payment now (the final step required before enrollment is confirmed) for coverage that doesn’t begin until January,” said Jacqueline Garry Lampert, founder of Lake Street Strategies, a public policy strategy and consulting firm in Ohio. Lampert represented Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., in negotiations to draft and pass the Affordable Care Act and consulted with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on the launch of its Health Care Reform Simplified website meant to help patients understand the ACA.
What Obamacare Means for the Over 65 Crowd (DepositAccounts.com) – If you have Medicare you are covered under the requirements of Obamacare. As long as you’re enrolled in Medicare, either through traditional Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, you won’t have to pay a penalty under the Affordable Care Act, says Jacqueline Garry Lampert, a consultant to yourhealthcaresimplified.org, a site devoted to explaining health care reform.
Affordable Care Act Causes Confusion for Many College Students (CityTownInfo.com) – According to Jacqueline Garry Lampert, former health policy adviser to the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, confusion over the law — and its implications — is a widespread problem extending well outside the college circle. “Confusion about the Affordable Care Act and its practical implications is not unique to young adults; the health care system in this country is incredibly complex, and any proposed solution will not be simple,” said Lampert, who is also founder of the public policy strategy and consulting firm Lake Street Strategies and consultant for org, to CityTownInfo. “Americans of all ages are struggling to determine what the law means to them.”