Rachel Campbell-Baier is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth, where she supports the Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute (ESHPI). In her role, Rachel provides administrative, programmatic, and research support for projects such as the MODRN Corrections to Community Study and the CDC STI project. Prior to working at AcademyHealth, Rachel interned at the Medical Legal Partnership, a nonprofit dedicated to providing low-income patients with free legal aid to assist with their health-harming legal needs. In her role, Rachel interviewed referred patients and provided programmatic and research support to various cases. Rachel graduated from Furman University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Medicine, Health, and Culture.

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The Role of Employers (and Employees) in the Health Spending Conversation

As partners in the Going Below The Surface Forum, AcademyHealth and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) consider the drivers of health spending in the U.S. through salons focused on challenging questions. Today’s post takes a closer look at strategies to reduce costs via employer-sponsored health benefits.