Archer

Diane Archer

Founder, Just Care USA
Areas of Expertise:
  • Health Care
  • Public Health

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About Diane

Archer's work focuses on health and retirement issues for older adults and their carers.  She is the founder and president of JustCareUSA.org. Prior to that she consulted for the Atlantic Philanthropies on Medicare policy and strategy. Between 2005 and 2010, she was the Co-Director of the Health Care For All project at the Institute for America's Future and worked closely with Health Care for America Now, academic scholars and Congressional leaders in support of health care reform. Before that, Archer founded and ran the Medicare Rights Center, a national consumer service organization. 

In the News

"Yes, Medicare for All is Expensive. That’s Not the Point.," Diane Archer, The Washington Post, August 1, 2018.
Diane Archer quoted in Zaid Jilani, ""Medicare for All" Is a Popular Idea, But Nevada Primary Shows It Won't Necessarily Win Elections" The Intercept, June 13, 2018.
"How Traditional Medicare Keeps Costs Down," Diane Archer, The Blog, The Huffington Post, December 1, 2016.
"The 4 Ways Congress Could Weaken Medicare if Trump Becomes President," Diane Archer, The Blog, The Huffington Post, October 15, 2016.
"The 5 Ways Congress Could Weaken Social Security if Trump Becomes President," Diane Archer, The Blog, The Huffington Post, September 29, 2016.
"Strengthen Medicare: End Drug Company Price Setting," Diane Archer, Health Affairs Blog, May 28, 2013.
"No Competition: The Price of a Highly Concentrated Health Care Market," Diane Archer, Health Affairs Blog, March 6, 2013.
"Medicare is More Efficient than Private Insurance," Diane Archer, Health Affairs Blog, September 20, 2011.