The Future Of Healthcare Reform In The United States

Hardcover | October 15, 2015

EditorAnup Malani, Michael H. Schill

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In the years since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, or, colloquially, Obamacare), most of the discussion about it has been political. But as the politics fade and the law's many complex provisions take effect, a much more interesting question begins to emerge: How will the law affect the American health care regime in the coming years and decades?

This book brings together fourteen leading scholars from the fields of law, economics, medicine, and public health to answer that question. Taking discipline-specific views, they offer their analyses and predictions for the future of health care reform. By turns thought-provoking, counterintuitive, and even contradictory, the essays together cover the landscape of positions on the PPACA's prospects. Some see efficiency growth and moderating prices; others fear a strangling bureaucracy and spiraling costs. The result is a deeply informed, richly substantive discussion that will trouble settled positions and lay the groundwork for analysis and assessment as the law's effects begin to become clear.


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In the years since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, or, colloquially, Obamacare), most of the discussion about it has been political. But as the politics fade and the law's many complex provisions take effect, a much more interesting question begins to emerge: How will the law affect the American he...

Anup Malani is the Lee and Brena Freeman Professor at the University of Chicago Law School and professor at the Pritzker School of Medicine. Michael H. Schill is president of the University of Oregon.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.1 inPublished:October 15, 2015Publisher:University Of Chicago PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Michael H. Schill and Anup Malani

PART 1. ACA and the Law
Chapter 1. Postmortem on NFIB v. Sebelius: Early Refl ections on the Decision That Kept the ACA Alive
Carter G. Phillips and Stephanie P. Hales
Chapter 2. Federalism, Liberty, and Risk in NFIB v. Sebelius
Aziz Z. Huq
Chapter 3. The Future of Healthcare Reform Remains in Federal Court
Jonathan H. Adler
Chapter 4. Essential Health Benefi ts and the Affordable Care Act: Law and Process
Nicholas Bagley and Helen Levy

PART 2. ACA and the Federal Budget
Chapter 5. The Fiscal Consequences of the Affordable Care Act
Charles Blahous
Chapter 6. Estimating the Impact of the Demand for Consumer-Driven Health Plans Following the 2012 Supreme Court Decision of the Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Stephen T. Parente

PART 3. ACA and Healthcare Delivery
Chapter 7. After the ACA: Freeing the Market for Healthcare
John H. Cochrane
Chapter 8. Obamacare and the Theory of the Firm
Einer Elhauge
Chapter 9. Can Federal Provider Payment Reform Produce Better, More Affordable Healthcare?
Meredith B. Rosenthal

PART 4. Healthcare Costs, Innovation, and ACA
Chapter 10. The Role of Technology in Expenditure Growth in Healthcare
Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan Holmes
Chapter 11. Economic Issues Associated with Incorporating Cost-Effectiveness Analysis into Public Coverage Decisions in the United States
Anupam B. Jena and Tomas J. Philipson
Chapter 12. The Complex Relationship between Healthcare Reform and Innovation
Darius Lakdawalla, Anup Malani, and Julian Reif

PART 5. ACA and Health Insurance Markets
Chapter 13. The Affordable Care Act and Commercial Health Insurance Markets: Fixing What’s Broken?
James B. Rebitzer
Chapter 14. A Cautionary Warning on Healthcare Exchanges: A Plea for Deregulation
Richard A. Epstein
List of Contributors
Index

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“Malani and Schill have gathered together a collection of interesting, well-written chapters by excellent authors, ranging from Phillips and Hales’s descriptive, stage-setting chapter to Cochrane’s tour de force analysis.”