Health Reform and Healthier Outcomes?

32:24 minutes

The Affordable Care Act marketplace opened up last week, but how might the health reform make us healthier? A group of experts discusses how insurance exchanges, accountability care organizations, and other aspects of the law may impact patient health.

Segment Guests

Andrew Bindman

Andrew Bindman is a professor of medicine, health policy, epidemiology & biostatistics, and director of the California Medicaid Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco in San Francisco, California.

Rachel Garfield

Rachel Garfield is senior researcher at the Kaiser Family Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Kavita Patel

Kavita Patel is a fellow at the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C.

Meet the Producer

About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.