Over more than five decades, Medicaid has become the nation’s largest public health program and one of its most indispensable. Its sheer size and budgetary demands represent an ongoing challenge, even as its revenue helps fuel state economies....more
Sara Rosenbaum, JD, is the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University. She also holds professorships in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration and the Schools of Law and Medicine and Health Sciences. She is best known for her work on national health reform, Medicaid and private insurance, Medicaid managed care, health care access for medically underserved communities and populations, and civil rights and health care.