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$91 million case against nation's largest insurer is a 'clear win' for patients

February 15, 2019

Jack Needleman, the Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a CNN article about a California Supreme Court decision that paved the way for the state to collect $91 million in fines from the UnitedHealthcare Group.

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National cancer rates saw huge drop in last quarter century, but less so for people who are poor or of color

February 15, 2019

FSPH's Roshan Bastani, professor of health policy and management and director for disparities and community engagement at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Beth Glenn, associate professor of health policy and management and associate director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, were quoted in a California Health Report article about a 25-year decline in cancer rates.

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For drug companies, making shareholders happy is more important than treating the sick

February 15, 2019

William Comanor, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times column (Jan. 8) about pharmaceutical companies that hike the prices of widely used drugs.

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Even older drugs are getting steep price hikes, study finds

February 15, 2019

Stuart Schweitzer, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a HealthDay article about a new study describing increases in prescription drug prices.

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The US must invest in fighting foodborne illness

February 15, 2019

In a recent opinion piece published in The Hill, Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, discusses causes of foodborne illnesses, and the need to eradicate this public health threat.

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Recent published works by HPM faculty, September, October, November, and December 2018

January 02, 2019


Recent published works by HPM faculty, May, June, July, and August 2018

September 19, 2018


Recent published works by HPM faculty, January, February, March, and April 2018

May 29, 2018


UCLA Team wins 5th Annual NYU Policy Case Competition

May 01, 2018


UCLA Team wins 1st place at ACHE Western Region College Bowl

May 01, 2018


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