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Professor of Health Policy; Director, Center for Health and Public Policy Studies, UC Berkeley; Vice-Chair, California Health Benefits Review Program; PhD, Brandeis, Heller School; ScM, Harvard School of Public Health

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Diaries published: 32 (2028 days since last diary on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 09:25 AM PST)

Comments posted: 1001 (1960 days since last comment on Tue Jan 19, 2010 at 02:22 PM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 1752

Total Comment Ratings: 3490

Most Recommended Diary: Update 2X/BREAKING: US Physicians Enthusiastically Support Public Option  , 310 comments, 769 recommends

People Following Helenann: 16

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I imagine I am going to get a lot of grief on this diary. As one of those who originally proposed the idea of a public option as part of the choice offered to all Americans under a reformed ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 73 comments on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 09:25 AM PST with 7 Recommends
I thought since it seems that with every passing day we are closer to having a bill with a public option or perhaps Medicare Part E (Medicare for EVERYONE) that we could enjoy some humor at the ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 03:58 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
A study published this afternoon in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that the vast majority of physicians practicing in Massachusetts support the State's health reform law ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 02:01 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Recently, demands from progressives regarding the public option have changed to include the rhetoric of a "robust" public option. But does anyone really know what we mean when we call for a "robust"
by Helenann
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Sep 16, 2009 at 06:36 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
At 2:00 pm today, the New England Journal of Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a new report to the press (embargoed until 5 pm EST) ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 310 comments on Mon Sep 14, 2009 at 02:01 PM PDT with 769 Recommends
I am so discouraged. So disheartened. So many have come before me and written of the struggle for women in academia. It is an old story, told over and over again. But as time passes, it feels ...
by Helenann
Comment Count 136 comments on Thu Jul 23, 2009 at 04:07 AM PDT with 44 Recommends

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