Media Roundup for the week of Oct. 14, 2017

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Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Oct. 14, 2017:

BCBS: Trump’s order could make it harder for insurers in 2019

Oct. 14

Winston-Salem Journal

Mark Hall, a law professor at Wake Forest University and a national health-care expert, said the president’s executive order “costs the government more, it costs lower-income people a lot more, it drives up insurance rates, and it drives health insurers from the market.” This story also ran in the Greensboro News and Record: Insurer expresses concern for 2019

States have already tried Trump’s health-care order. It went badly.

The Washington Post

Oct. 13

Mark A. Hall is a professor of law and public health at Wake Forest University and a nonresident senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution. He wrote the following op/ed that was published on Oct. 13: Even after Republicans in Congress failed three times to rid themselves of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump has proved that there is no shortage of ideas for how to disrupt the health-care system.The op/ed also ran in SWENGEN USA, Corpus Christi Caller-Times Online, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, among others.

Cohen: DHHS is on pace for Medicaid waiver amendment Health secretary says DHHS is on pace to submit Medicaid waiver amendment

Pharmacy Choice

Oct. 11

“This is a well-thought-out plan that puts Medicaid reform on a strong footing,” Mark Hall, a law professor at Wake Forest University and a national health-care expert, said in August. “I expect that it will be well-received and approved by the federal government.”

Herzig and Brunson: Let Prophets be (Non) Profits

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Oct. 9

David Herzig (Valpraiso School of Law) and Samuel D. Brunson (Loyola University Chicago School of Law) have posted their forthcoming article, Let Profits Be (Non) Profits, Wake Forest Law Review, on SSRN.

National Constitution Center Programs

American Towns

Oct. 4

Jeffrey Rosen will moderate a debate among First Amendment experts – including Shannon Gilreath of Wake Forest University – about whether or not the First Amendment protects hate speech online. This debate is co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and The Federalist Society and is presented with the generous support of Crow Holdings.