Health Law

Seton Hall Law Professor Angela Carmella on Hobby Lobby and Wheaton College

Seton Hall Law Professor Angela Carmella on <em>Hobby Lobby</em> and <em>Wheaton College</em>

We are very pleased to welcome Angela Carmella, a Professor here at Seton Hall Law, to the blog today. Professor Carmella’s intellectual focus is the intersection of law and religion, specifically the First Amendment’s religion clauses, religious land use, and Catholic social thought. By Angela Carmella On Monday, June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court issued […]

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Health Reform à la Française: Making Class Actions Available for Health-Related Injuries

Health Reform à la Française: Making Class Actions Available for Health-Related Injuries

Proponents of tort reform in the United States often express particular ire at class action lawsuits, which they characterize as bonanzas for lawyers that unjustly penalize businesses while providing few benefits for consumers.  The enactment of legislation limiting class action lawsuits remains the tort reform movement’s primary achievement at the federal level, having succeeded while […]

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Ensuring Successful ACA Follow-Through Part 3: Undocumented Immigrants

Ensuring Successful ACA Follow-Through Part 3: Undocumented Immigrants

Cross-Posted at HealthLawProf Blog An article on the front page of Memorial Day’s New York Times highlights an emerging health access concern for undocumented persons.  Hospitals – one of the few points of entry for undocumented persons to health care – are erecting barriers to care for the poor, on the grounds that the poor […]

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Ensuring Successful Reform Follow-Through, Part 2: Affordability

Ensuring Successful Reform Follow-Through, Part 2: Affordability

Cross-Posted at HealthLawProf Blog Health reform is an ongoing project.  In my last post, I noted that the success of ACA enrollment frees up some bandwidth to grapple with other outstanding implementation tasks – tasks that are vital to supporting the goals of the Affordable Care Act.  I tried to focus on issues with a […]

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Post-Enrollment: Ensuring Successful Follow-Through for Health Reform

Post-Enrollment: Ensuring Successful Follow-Through for Health Reform

Cross-Posted at HealthLawProf Blog Millions – including millions of the “young invincibles” – have been enrolled in the ACA’s private and public insurance programs.  And a recent study by Sommers, Long, and Baicker in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests that this enrollment will save lives.  That’s great news for all interested in progressive health […]

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