News: Health Care Reform

Heidi Allen Appointed to MACPAC

Associate Professor Heidi Allen has been appointed as one of five new members of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and…

May 26, 2021 @ 2:37 pm

FACULTY Q&A: Heidi Allen

Associate Professor Heidi Allen joined the School of Social Work faculty in 2012, after working as a research scientist on…

October 9, 2019 @ 5:59 pm

Heidi Allen on American Healthcare and the People Left Behind

The School of Social Work professor has seen some of the worst inequalities in American healthcare up close and is…

June 3, 2019 @ 8:16 pm

Heidi Allen Named to NIH Health Disparities Committee

Associate Professor Heidi L. Allen has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Health Disparities and…

October 11, 2018 @ 9:17 pm

A Response to Arthur Kleinman’s Lecture on Caregiving as Moral Experience

By Michael B. Friedman There is much to like about Arthur Kleinman’s brilliant work, but what I have always liked…

November 1, 2016 @ 5:04 pm

You’re Now Enrolled in Medicaid, But How Do You Get the Care You Need?

For low-income Americans wishing to improve their health care, getting health insurance under Medicaid is just the first step towards obtaining care to meet her needs. Next they have to figure out how the system works. Professor Heidi Allen, who has researched this topic, explains.

February 6, 2014 @ 7:09 pm

Why Expanded Medicaid Coverage Could Lead to More Emergency Room Visits

Assistant Professor Heidi Allen is one of the investigators in the groundbreaking Oregon Experiment, which recently published a paper showing that expanded Medicaid coverage boosted emergency room visits. In this post, she offers a possible explanation for this unexpected finding.

January 7, 2014 @ 11:24 pm

Capstone 2013: A Showcase

Midway through the week, five capstone students talk about their experiences and assess their chances of taking away the gold trophy! Enjoy the video…

May 9, 2013 @ 6:58 pm

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