Health Policy

A moral obligation

January 17, 2019
For Luis Seija, there's always something to give back

School of Public Health celebrates 20-year anniversary

April 4, 2018
How a Texas rural health initiative has grown into a college with global impact

Fast Facts: Maternity leave policies across the globe

January 23, 2018
The United States is in small company when it comes to new parent policies

ACA turmoil: How did we get here, and where are we going?

November 4, 2016
The complexity of the health care law underscores the difficulty in minimizing its looming effects

Q&A: What you should know about the ACA’s “Cadillac tax”

September 10, 2015

The Affordable Care Act’s tax on high-cost employer health plans will affect an estimated one in four U.S. employers when it takes effect in 2018 and could jeopardize the ever-popular flexible spending accounts (which lets employees set aside pre-tax money for certain medical expenses).

Q&A: Price Transparency – Texas, majority of states receive F on health care price transparency laws

July 10, 2015

Michael Morrisey, Ph.D., department head and professor of healthy policy and management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, discusses price transparency and its impact on the health care industry.

Distinguished health economist joins Texas A&M Health Science Center

May 28, 2014

As national leaders continue to debate the advisability and economic impact of health care reform, the School of Public Health is please to announce that internationally renowned health economist Michael Morrisey, Ph.D., will join the faculty of the college’s Department of Health Policy and Management.

Texas lawmakers, academia and community groups partner to fight obesity

December 10, 2013

Partnerships between Texas state lawmakers, academia and local community groups have completely changed the way obesity prevention is addressed in the state of Texas, according to a recently published article.