Health Law and Policy Program

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in Winston-Salem Journal story about health care act repeal

Professor Mark Hall , director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program is quoted in the following story, “Study: Health care act repeal will cut deep in 5th Congressional District,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal on March 13, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted on what ACA reform may mean for N.C. Medicaid expansion

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “U.S. House ACA reform may turn up heat on N.C. Medicaid expansion,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal and the Greensboro News and Record on March 8, 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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Health Law and Policy Program’s N.C. Medicaid expansion study receives more media attention

The Health Law and Policy Program study on North Carolina Medicaid expansion received renewed media attention in the following story, “NC Gov. Roy Cooper on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina: ‘You’re already paying for it,” written by Politifact NC’s Will Doran published Jan. 19, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall tells Winston-Salem Journal proposed hybrid Medicaid reform plan has potential

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “Hybrid Medicaid reform initiative draws praise,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Jan. 10, 2017.

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Winston-Salem Journal references Professor Mark Hall’s North Carolina Medicaid expansion study

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, released a study regarding North Carolina Medicaid expansion in January 2016 that is referenced in the following story, “Cooper to pursue Medicaid expansion by nearly 500,000 people despite stiff GOP opposition,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Jan. 4, 2017.  This story also ran in the Pharmacy Choice. An excerpt follows:

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Triad Business Journal features Health Law and Policy Program study regarding Medicaid and N.C. veterans

Professor Mark Hall, director of the Health Law and Policy Program, and research associate Katherine E. Booth (JD ’15) authored the study,  ”Can Medicaid help (North Carolina) military veterans?”

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Health Law and Policy Program releases study revealing how Medicaid could help 12,000 uninsured North Carolina veterans

Wake Forest Law’s Mark A. Hall, professor of Law & Public Health, and Katherine E. Booth (JD ’15), Health Law and Policy research associate, have released the study entitled, “Can Medicaid help (North Carolina) military veterans?” The study is the product of Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program and can be read here.

“This report is the first look at a critically important but little known issue — low-income veterans without access to comprehensive health insurance coverage due to state policy,” said Allen Smart, vice president of programs at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, which provided support for the study. “We hope the findings will become part of the broader conversation around Medicaid expansion.”

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Professor Mark Hall co-writes Fortune commentary: ‘How To Get Rid Of Surprise Medical Bills’

Professor wrote the following commentary, “How To Get Rid Of Surprise Medical Bills,” in Fortune magazine published on Oct. 13, 2016.

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