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Professor Mark Hall quoted in News Observer about 2015 N.C. subsidized health insurance proposal

Professor Mark Hall is quoted in the News Observer article titled “Third health insurer to enter NC exchange for 2015,” regarding UnitedHealthcare’s recent proposal to sell federally subsidized health insurance in North Carolina, a move that would expand choice and increase competition here.

“It’s a very encouraging sign, a vote of confidence,” said Mark Hall, a professor of law and public health at Wake Forest University. “When they get in a market, they usually do it for the long haul.”

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Professor Mark Hall speaks to WFDD about presenting healthcare reform research to Congress

The Affordable Care Act is once again being debated on Capitol Hill, as well as at kitchen tables across the country. Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall is quoted by PBS Newshour regarding self-insured companies

Professor Mark Hall, is quoted in the PBS Newshour article, “Why self-insured companies help pay for high-risk individuals on exchanges,” regarding the Affordable Care Act and says that the self-insured companies fee is a “sensible solution to a temporary problem.” Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall testifies for U.S. Senate Committee regarding implications of Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Hall testified in front of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, regarding impact healthcare reform has on health insurance consumer value.

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Professor Mark Hall to testify in front of U.S. Congressional Committee regarding impact health care reform has on health insurance consumer value

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Hall will testify in front of a U.S. Senate committee regarding the impact health care reform has had on health insurance consumer value on Wednesday, May 21. Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall cited in The Seattle Times regarding the U.S. insurance industry and the Affordable Care Act MLR provision

SEATTLE — U.S. health insurance companies pared their expenditures and profits by $3 billion in 2011 and 2012, benefiting American consumers.

Insurers refunded $513 million to customers in 2012, down from $1 billion in 2011. The companies also shrank their profits and the amount spent on marketing, other administrative items and brokers’ fees by $1.4 billion during those years, according to an analysis released today by the Commonwealth Fund. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall comments on Obamacare and our healthcare system in N.C. Health News

The Affordable Care Act took the stage in three different venues at the General Assembly Tuesday,  March 17, 2014,  in both supporting-actor and lead roles.

Faculty News and Notes Winter 2013 – 2014

Following is the most recent roundup of Wake Forest University School of Law’s faculty research, publications, presentations, honors and awards. Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall appears on PBS Carolina Business Review discussing Affordable Care Act beginning Friday, Jan. 24

Professor Mark Hall will once again appear on the PBS series, “Carolina Business Review,” discussing the Affordable Care Act beginning at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, on WTVI Charlotte. The show is a panel discussion of local highlights in business for the week with guests who speak regarding their particular business and its relation to economies in North and South Carolina. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall tells NPR it’s unlikely Alabama BlueCross knows what its risk-adjustment costs will be

Insurance companies aren’t crazy about their share of the , but mostly they’ve complained to politicians and regulators. Continue reading »