Health Law Program

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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 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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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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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 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 »

Wake Forest health law researchers argue in favor of Medicaid expansion in North Carolina

The Winston-Salem Journal originally published the following story by Richard Craver here on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016:

The debate about whether to expand Medicaid coverage to an additional 500,000 North Carolinians has reached a political crossroads, according to two Wake Forest University researchers. Mark Hall and Edwin Shoaf, nationally recognized health care law experts, released Monday a 12-page brief that weighs the pros and cons of expanding the N.C. Medicaid program. The brief can be accessed here. Continue reading »