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Greenville, North Carolina, City Attorney David A. Holec (JD ’80) announces retirement

Greenville, North Carolina, City Attorney David A. Holec (JD ’80) announced his retirement after nearly 37 years in municipal law and 20 years with Greenville’s City Council. The story, “After two decades, city attorney transitions out,” that follows was originally published on The Daily Reflector’s website on May 13, 2017. Continue reading »

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Pro Bono Project to host free wills clinics in Pembroke on Friday, Feb. 24

Two groups of Pro Bono Project participants will travel on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, to Pembroke, North Carolina, to host a free wills clinic at Legal Aid of North Carolina.

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Professor Mark Hall’s study reveals N.C. hospitals not eager to receive patients with ACA coverage

Professor Mark Hall‘s recently published study, “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina,” was referenced in the article “N.C. Among Tops in Country for Sick ACA Signups” written by Richard Craver and published in the News & Record on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall releases ‘A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina’

Professor Mark A. Hall, with the help of Health Law and Policy Program Fellow Katherine Booth (JD ’16), has released “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina.” Professor Hall is the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, which launched in 2015.

The report, researched and written by Professor Hall, is sponsored by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy and by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Professor Hall recently was 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.

The report is a 16-page analysis of North Carolina’s ACA market that was issued on Feb. 9, 2017, as part of an assessment of five ACA markets: North Carolina, Michigan, Texas, California and Florida.

The Raleigh News and Observer’s John Murawski published the following story, “Sicker population + state policy = NC’s high ACA costs,” on Feb. 10, 2017.

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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 Harold Lloyd outlines each part of North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2 in The Huffington Post

Professor Harold Lloyd authored the following article, “McCrory’s House Bill 2: A Brief Outline of its Five ‘Parts’,” originally published in The Huffington Post on May 13, 2016.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) discusses hidden costs of HB 2 in The High Point Enterprise

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) was quoted in the article, “Overlooked cost of HB2 will be real, but hard to calculate,” originally published in The High Point Enterprise on May 12, 2016. Access to the full article requires a subscription.

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Professor Harold Lloyd discusses Governor McCrory’s next move regarding HB 2

Professor Harold Lloyd authored the following article, “McCrory’s Munchausen by Proxy,” originally published in The Huffington Post on May 13, 2016.

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Professor Harold Lloyd quoted in The Winston-Salem Chronicle on North Carolina House Bill 2

Professor Harold Lloyd was quoted in the following story, “HB2 eliminates N.C. discrimination suits,” originally published in The Winston-Salem Chronicle on April 7, 2016.

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Professor Harold Lloyd authors article in The Huffington Post about North Carolina House Bill 2

Professor Harold Lloyd authored the following article, “McCrory and House Bill 2,” originally published in The Huffington Post on March 31, 2016.

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