Affordable Care Act

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As Brookings Institute Fellow, Professor Mark Hall co-writes ‘Making Sense of Invisible Risk Sharing’

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, co-wrote the following article, “Making Sense of Invisible Risk Sharing,” with Michigan Law Professor Nicholas Bagley that was published on the Brookings Institute website on April 12, 2017, that addresses the latest development in the Republican effort to replace Obamacare.  Hall is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Center for Health Policy program at Brookings.

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Professor Mark Hall’s study reveals N.C. hospitals not eager to receive patients with ACA coverage

Professor Mark Hall‘s recently published study, “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina,” was referenced in the article “N.C. Among Tops in Country for Sick ACA Signups” written by Richard Craver and published in the News & Record on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall releases ‘A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina’

Professor Mark A. Hall, with the help of Health Law and Policy Program Fellow Katherine Booth (JD ’16), has released “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina.” Professor Hall is the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, which launched in 2015.

The report, researched and written by Professor Hall, is sponsored by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy and by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Professor Hall recently was appointed as the only Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution, part of the Washington, D.C.-based think tank’s Economic Studies research program.

The report is a 16-page analysis of North Carolina’s ACA market that was issued on Feb. 9, 2017, as part of an assessment of five ACA markets: North Carolina, Michigan, Texas, California and Florida.

The Raleigh News and Observer’s John Murawski published the following story, “Sicker population + state policy = NC’s high ACA costs,” on Feb. 10, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall discusses ‘Fate of Lesser-Known Obamacare Benefits’ with WebMD

Professor Mark Hall discusses the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with WebMD in the following article, “Fate of Lesser-Known Obamacare Benefits Not Known” written by Lisa Zamosky and published in WebMD Health News on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in the Raleigh News and Observer regarding rising insurance rates

Professor Mark Hall , director of the Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “NC residents who don’t qualify for federal insurance subsidies feel the sting of rate increases,” by John Murawski and published in the Raleigh News and Observer on Nov. 25, 2016.
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Professor Mark Hall quoted in New York Times about future of Obamacare and possible Trump compromise

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the New York Times article, “Why Keeping Only the Popular Parts of Obamacare Won’t Work,” writtent by Margot Sanger-Katz and published on Nov. 15, 2016.  The article was also posted in The Times-Picayune on Nov. 16, 2016.

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Professor Mark Hall’s 2010 project on Affordable Care Act referenced in Health Affairs Blog article

Professor Mark Hall‘s 2010 study, “Examining Employers’ Use of Massachusetts’ Health Insurance Exchange to Inform Best Strategies Nationally Under the Affordable Care Act,” was referenced in the article, “How Can Research Be More Useful And Used? Lessons From A Long-Running Grant-Making Program,” published on Health Affairs Blog on Oct. 25, 2016.

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Professor Mark Hall discusses insurers in Affordable Care Act marketplaces in Washington Examiner and other sources

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the Washington Examiner story, “Most Obamacare insurers lost money,” published by Paige Winfield Cunningham on July 20, 2016.  The article was posted on the American Thinker in the blog entry, “Two thirds of Obamacare insurers losing money,” published by Rick Moran on July 21, 2016.  Hall’s quotes also appeared in the Insurance & Financial Advisor article, “Most insurers lost money in the first year of Obamacare.”  The original article follows.

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Professor Mark Hall discusses Blue Cross lawsuit against federal government for Affordable Care Act payments

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following article, “Blue Cross sues feds for ACA payments,” written by John Murawski and published originally in the News & Observer on June 2, 2016.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted by Forbes, other media regarding North Carolina’s proposed Affordable Care Act rate increases

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following articles on May 31, 2016: “Federal health officials say N.C. still has cost-effective ACA coverage,” written by Richard Craver and published originally in the Winston-Salem Journal, and “NC health insurers propose ACA rate increases for 2017,” written by John Murawski and published originally in the News & Observer and reposted on Pharmacy Choice Online and in The Charlotte Observer.  His response in the latter article was also included in the article, “Everything Will Be Fine As Soon As The Obamacare Market ‘Stablilizes’ –Not,” written by Robert Laszewski and published in Forbes on June 1, 2016.  The full Winston-Salem Journal article follows.

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