Medicaid

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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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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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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 »

Letter to the Editor: Report shows benefits of Medicaid expansion

James R. Foster, M.D., wrote the following Letter to the Editor that was published here in the Greensboro News and Record on Feb. 14:

A recent analysis of the costs of expanding Medicaid in North Carolina by researchers at the Health Law and Policy Program at Wake Forest University is essential reading for everyone with an interest in Medicaid and health care in North Carolina. Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in Hendersonville Times-News editorial regarding expanding Medicaid in North Carolina

Professor Mark Hall, director of the Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following editorial originally published in the Hendersonville Times-News here about research he completed with Edwin Shoaf (’15) on the costs and benefits of Medicaid expansion for North Carolina.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in Raleigh News & Observer discussing Medicaid expansion costs and benefits

Professor Mark Hall, director of the Health Law and Policy Program, discussed research he completed on the costs and benefits of Medicaid expansion for North Carolina in the Raleigh News & Observer. The original story can be found below.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in WRAL.com article regarding medicaid in North Carolina

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in an article titled, “Changing Medicaid to managed care could take years,” for WRAL.com on Oct. 24. 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 heath care reform, access to care by the uninsured, and insurance regulation. The article follows in full below.

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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 »