Medicaid Reform

Photo of Professor Mark Hall in the Professional Library at the Worrell Professional Center

Professor Mark A. Hall releases study that asks ‘Do States Regret Expanding Medicaid Reform?’

Mark A. Hall, professor of Law and Public Health and Nonresident Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at The Brookings Institution, has released a study entitled, “Do States Regret Expanding Medicaid?” The issue brief  is the product of Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program, which Professor Hall directs.
Continue reading »

Photo of Professor Mark Hall in the Professional Library at the Worrell Professional Center

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.

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 »

Photo of North Carolina Medicaid Expansion Town Hall

Filling coverage gap for working poor is goal for Medicaid expansion

The following story was originally written by Winston-Salem Journal reporter Richard Craver and ran here. A recording of the web cast of the event can be accessed here.

A group of health care experts acknowledged Monday that Medicaid expansion is at least a year away from serious consideration in General Assembly.

However, they stressed at a forum at Wake Forest University Law School that expansion for an additional 500,000 North Carolinians doesn’t have to wait until the potential completion of Medicaid reform. Continue reading »

Graphic of NC and medical symbol

LIVE WEBCAST: Health Law and Policy Program presents ‘Future of Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina’ on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program will host a panel of industry leaders to discuss the “Future of Medicaid Expansion in North Carolina” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The town hall event is free and open to the public. For those who are unable to attend in person, a live webcast will be available at http://go.wfu.edu/j9v.  For best results, this video should be viewed using Internet Explorer (Windows) or Safari (Mac).

Continue reading »

Photo of Professor Mark Hall

NPR: Health Law and Policy Program Director Mark Hall’s hybridized Medicaid plan for North Carolina receiving national attention

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in an article by NPR, WFAE and Kaiser Health News on the changes the state of North Carolina is striving to make to Medicaid. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall and Edwin Shoaf (JD ’15) write op/ed in Winston-Salem Journal stating Medicaid reform in sight

 Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Hall and Edwin Shoaf (JD ’15) wrote the following op/ed that was published here in the Winston-Salem Journal on Sunday, Aug. 30. Shoaf is a research fellow with, and Hall is the director of, the  law school’s Health Law and Policy Program. Continue reading »
Photo of Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall talks about Medicaid reform on WUNC’s ‘The State of Things’

Medicaid reform is at the forefront of North Carolina’s legislative agenda this session, but legislators are still debating how to design the reform.  Continue reading »

Photo of gavel and stethoscope

Wake Forest University researchers release study on ‘Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina’

Wake Forest Law’s Mark A. Hall, Professor of Law & Public Health, and Edwin Shoaf (’14), Health Law and Policy Research Associate, released a study entitled, “Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina,” on Friday, May 1. The study is the product of Wake Forest Law’s soon-to-be announced Health Law and Policy Program. Continue reading »