Health Law and Policy Program

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Aid-in-dying advocate Barbara Mancini to discuss policy protection, expansion on Monday, Oct. 10

Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program and Center for Bioethics, Health and Society will host Compassion & Choices’ Barbara Mancini at noon on Monday, Oct. 10, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. This event is free and open to the general public.

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Professor Mark Hall appointed to Brookings Institution as Nonresident Senior Fellow in Center for Health Policy

Professor Mark Hall, the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has been 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.

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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 federal lawsuit against Carolinas Healthcare in Winston-Salem Journal

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following article on June 10, 2016, “Carolinas Healthcare faces federal lawsuit on competition practices in Charlotte area,” written by Richard Craver and published originally in the Winston-Salem Journal.

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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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Professor Mark Hall quoted in The Winston-Salem Journal discussing North Carolina Medicaid expansion

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following story, “Federal regulators tout behavioral health benefits to Medicaid expansion in North Carolina,” originally published in The Winston-Salem Journal on March 28, 2016.

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Professor Mark Hall interviewed on ‘The Week in Health Law’ podcast

Professor Mark Hall was the main guest in the The Week in Health Law podcast on March 24 to talk about expansion of Medicaid and more issues within Health Law. Continue reading »

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Katherine Booth (JD ’15) becomes the next Health Law and Policy Program Fellow

Katherine Booth (JD ’15) is joining the Health Law and Policy Program as the next Health Law and Policy Fellow. Continue reading »

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Pro Bono Project joins Legal Aid, Kilpatrick Townsend to serve as champions for disabled students through Education Justice initiative

What if you talk and no one listens, if you cry and no one hears? What if you’re lost, afraid, alone?
What then? And what if you’re a child?
What if?
Would you help? Would you offer your hand, your talents, your time?

Kyleigh Feehs (JD ’17) would. In a heartbeat.

After all, it’s a reason Feehs chose to attend Wake Forest Law. It’s a belief she turns to when things get tough, and it defines her work and leadership in the Pro Bono Project’s Education Justice initiative, which serves as champion for students with disabilities and students facing disciplinary action, all the while working to ensure students receive access to education according to state law.

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Letter to the Editor: Report shows benefits of Medicaid expansion

James R. Foster, M.D., wrote the following Letter to the Editor that was published here in the Greensboro News and Record on Feb. 14:

A recent analysis of the costs of expanding Medicaid in North Carolina by researchers at the Health Law and Policy Program at Wake Forest University is essential reading for everyone with an interest in Medicaid and health care in North Carolina. Continue reading »