Media Roundup for the week of Nov. 3, 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 Nov. 3, 2017:

Reinsurance Changes Payers Can Expect Under the ACA in 2018

Health Pay Intelligence

Nov. 3

In 2010, Mark A. Hall, the Director of Health Law and Policy Program at Wake Forest University’s School of Law, identified three mechanisms that would guide the ACA’s early $5 billion-capped reinsurance program. Those mechanisms would direct reinsurance payments within the ACA’s Transitional Reinsurance Program towards high-risk individuals, retirees, and payers experiencing unpredictably high healthcare costs.

Catholic Hospital Pressured Women to Bury Their Fetuses—Then Pence Made It Law


Nov. 2

But Indiana’s version represented an extreme paradigm shift, Tanya Marsh, a Wake Forest University School of Law professor who studies funeral law, told Rewire.

Is the funeral business a dying industry?

The Carolina Journal

Oct. 31

Tanya Marsh, a law professor at Wake Forest University, specializes in funeral and cemetery law. She issues a warning to the government.

Local perspectives vary on indictments against Paul Manafort and Richard Gates

The Winston-Salem Journal

Oct. 31

The federal grand jury indictments against Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager for President Trump, and Richard Gates, a business associate of Manafort, are the first step in a lengthy legal process, a legal expert said Monday. “It’s a multi-stage process, and this is step one,” said Ronald Wright, a law professor at the Wake Forest University School of Law. “It doesn’t tell a complete story, but it’s the first chapter.”

Blessings in a Backpack

Winston-Salem Monthly Magazine

Oct. 31

Templeton, together with volunteer Heather Leach and Wake Forest School of Law professor Barbara Lentz, set up the FBP as an umbrella organization to oversee the various backpack programs they were working with. WFU’s School of Business contacted the group shortly after it launched, and students helped raise $20,000 during its first year to kick things off.