What is it like to be seriously ill in America today?
From heavy financial burdens — despite insurance — to varied hospital experiences, to impacts on caregivers, people with serious illnesses shared their experiences through a recent poll by the New York Times, the Commonwealth Fund, and the Harvard Chan School.
A Live Webcast — Being seriously ill in the United States: Financial and Healthcare Impacts. Presented in collaboration with The Commonwealth Fund
- Live webcast Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Noon-1pm ET
- On-demand video will be posted after the event
Ways to Watch
The findings carry significant implications for national debates on basic health insurance requirements and on the reach of programs such as Medicare.
In this Forum, a panel of experts will unpack the poll findings, as well as explore practical ways in which health systems can change to help the most ill Americans.
- Toyin Ajayi — Chief Health Officer and Co-Founder, Cityblock
- Robert Blendon — Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School
- Eric Schneider — Senior Vice President for Policy and Research, The Commonwealth Fund
- Robert Master — Founder and Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Care Alliance
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