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Articles by Orlando Sola, MD, MPH

Orlando Sola, MD, MPH
About Orlando Sola, MD, MPH

Orlando Sola is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center. He trained at the Institute for Family Health/Mount Sinai Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | More Posts

Duty Bound: The Fight Over Medicaid

The success of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be challenged by its opponents, including president-elect Donald Trump. While concerns over the ACA Marketplace persist, a growing body of as well as improvements in access to health care. [...]

November 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Moving the Medicare Age up is Bad Medicine

A common goal for health reform is to decrease total health care expenditures. Adjusting the eligibility age for Medicare beneficiaries has the attraction of decreasing federal spending and shifting costs to private marketplaces. However, these [...]

August 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Without Obamacare 18.1 million would be Uninsured

Health care reform under President Obama aimed to decrease the number of uninsured in the United States via passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Though the political implications of the ACA will largely be determined by the outcomes of [...]

June 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

U.S. Taxpayers Pay for Two-Thirds of Healthcare

Who pays for health care in the United States?  Public perception lays the burden of health care spending on individuals and private entities, and estimates from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) confirms those beliefs.  [...]

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

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