WhenThursday, September 15, 2022 -
Barriers to Enrollment: Medicaid Administrative Requirements
Thursday, September 15, 2022
4:40-5:40 P.M. (Pacific Time)
Approved for 1 Nevada CLE credit
Professor Robert I. Field, JD, MPH. PhD
Millions of Americans are eligible for Medicaid but are not enrolled in the program. Professor Field’s talk will discuss how Medicaid’s administrative requirements limit participation in the program and what this means for the welfare of children. He will also address Medicaid’s role in supporting the larger health care system.
Professor Robert I. Field, JD, MPH. PhD - Robert I. Field is professor of law at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law and professor of health management and policy at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. His research focuses on the structure of national health systems, the role of safety net programs, and the privacy of genetic data. He is the author of two books on the American health care system: Mother of Invention: How the Government Created “Free-Market” Health Care and Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise, both published by Oxford University Press. He received a PhD in psychology from Boston University, MPH from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, JD from Columbia Law School, and AB magna cum laude from Harvard College.