About the Author
Henry J. Aaron is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he holds the Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Chair. Among his many books are Can We Say No? The Challenge of Rationing Health Care, with William B. Schwartz and Melissa Cox (Brookings, 2006), and Reforming Medicare: Options, Tradeoffs, and Opportunities, written with Jeanne Lambrew (Brookings, 2008). Jeanne M. Lambrew is associate professor of public affairs at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas Austin, and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. From 1997 to 2000, she worked on health policy in the Clinton White House. Patrick F. Healy is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Boston office. He focuses his practice on general health law, including the representation of hospitals, health systems, and other health care clients.