Lynn Etheredge
Consultant

On The Archeology and Future of National Health Care Policy: Periods and Paradigms, 1975-2005

November 12, 2004
12:00 - 1:30 PM

Colonial Penn Center Auditorium

Papers:
Government and Health Care Costs: The Influence of Research on Policy
The Need For Evidence-Based Health Policy to ... Health Care Variations
On the Archeology of Health Care Policy Periods... Paradigms 1975-2000

Abstract:
Mr. Etheredge will present an overview of how national health care policy will have progressed through 4 eras from 1975-2005 along with a general model and leading examples for how research and other factors have influenced this evolution of new periods, paradigms, and policies.

Biosketch:
Lynn Etheredge is an independent consultant working on health care and social policy issues. His career started at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). During the Nixon and Ford administrations, he was OMB’s principal analyst for Medicare and Medicaid and led its staff work on national health insurance proposals. He returned to OMB as a senior career executive and headed its professional health staff in the Carter and Reagan administrations. He was a co-author of the Jackson Hole Group’s proposals for healthcare reform and a co-founder of the Health Insurance Reform Project at George Washington University. During the last several years, Lynn has authored policy studies about Medicare reform, quality of care, consumer health information strategies, health insurance and flexible benefits tax credits, Medicaid, and public policies for the baby boom generation’s retirement. He is author of more than 70 publications and is a graduate of Swarthmore College.


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