Health Law and Policy

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Analysis shows Professor Mark Hall among most-cited health law scholars

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has co-written the following piece, “Most-Cited Health Law Scholars,” with I. Glenn Cohen. Their analysis was published on Harvard Law’s  blog on April 18, 2017.  Professor Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy, and bioethics. The author or editor of twenty books, including Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press), and Health Care Law and Ethics (Aspen), he is currently engaged in research in the areas of health care reform, access to care by the uninsured, and insurance regulation.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted regarding wellness programs bill

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program,  is quoted in the following story, “U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx defends her wellness programs bill,” published in the Greensboro News and Record on March 22, 2017. This story was also published in The Hickory Daily Record.

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Professor Mark Hall among experts saying ‘Trumpcare’ not good for North Carolina

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is among experts quoted in the following story, “‘Trumpcare’ not good for N.C., observers say,” written by  and published by The Winston-Salem Chronicle on March 16, 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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Sign up today for free webinars available for professionals working in health law and policy, human resources on March 23, April 4

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Wake Forest Law’s online only Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate program is offering two free, lunchtime webinars on March 23 and April 4 for professionals working in health law and policy and human resources.

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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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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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Professor Tanya Marsh publishes Huffington Post blog on Pence’s Indiana abortion burial laws

Professor Tanya Marsh, a scholar of funeral and cemetery law, originally authored the following “Pence’s Legacy: Indiana Law Requires Burial or Cremation of Blighted Ovum” on the Huffington Post blog on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, and can be found here.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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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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