Price regulation and public options: Increasing the public role
Are U.S. health care prices too high, too low, or some mix of the two?
Innovation in Alzheimer’s disease: Policies to support access to treatments, diagnostics, and prevention
Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies
Senior Fellow - Economic Studies
Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy
Leonard D. Schaeffer, a trustee of both Brookings and the University of Southern California, has provided a gift of $4 million to establish the Leonard D. Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, a partnership between the Center for Health Policy at Brookings and the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at the University of Southern California (USC). USC Professor Paul Ginsburg will direct the joint work of the new Schaeffer Initiative which aims to tackle some of the nation’s most pressing health care problems including the future of Medicare as costs continue to rise, shaping the Affordable Care Act to improve outcomes, and maximizing the value of innovation in drugs and devices.