Mark Hall

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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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Professor Mark Hall’s 2010 project on Affordable Care Act referenced in Health Affairs Blog article

Professor Mark Hall‘s 2010 study, “Examining Employers’ Use of Massachusetts’ Health Insurance Exchange to Inform Best Strategies Nationally Under the Affordable Care Act,” was referenced in the article, “How Can Research Be More Useful And Used? Lessons From A Long-Running Grant-Making Program,” published on Health Affairs Blog on Oct. 25, 2016.

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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 participates in event as Brookings Institution fellow to address surprise medical billing

When is a surprise not a good one? When you get a medical bill you weren’t expecting. Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, participated in a Brookings Institution and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics event on Oct. 13, 2016, about how to get rid of surprise medical bills. Grant Ferowich writes for Fierce Healthcare, “Efficient, fair payer-provider negotiations first step in solving surprise bills,” and published the following article.

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Professor Mark Hall, Brad Wilson (JD ’78) quoted in Winston-Salem Journal about rising Blue Cross premiums

Professor Mark Hall is quoted in a Winston-Salem Journal story, “Blue Cross premiums rising 24 percent,” written by Richard Craver and published on Oct. 14, 2016, that states, “Most consumers buying health insurance on the North Carolina version of the federal exchange will face a 24.3 percent increase in monthly premiums in 2017, Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C. confirmed Friday.”

Professor Hall,  a nationally renowned health care expert, said in the story he is “optimistic that Blue Cross will be able to succeed in this market for the longer term.”

“The exit of several competitors will result in increased enrollment, and it appears that they have received the rate increases they need to avoid losing money.”

Read the original story, which also quotes Brad Wilson  (JD ’78), Blue Cross’ chief executive and president, here.

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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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Professor Mark Hall featured in Triad Business Journal

The following, “In the Spotlight: Mark Hall,” was written by Jim Buice and published in the Triad Business Journal on  Oct. 6, 2016.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in Winston-Salem Journal regarding BCBS’ statewide marketplace exchange plans

Professor Mark Hall is quoted in the following story, “Blue Cross to provide exchange plans in all N.C. counties in 2017,” written by Richard Craver and originally published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Sept. 23, 2016.

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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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