Health Reform

Health Reform from a Surprising Source: CVS and the Latest Move Against Tobacco

Filed in Health Reform, Public Health by on October 27, 2014 0 Comments
Health Reform from a Surprising Source: CVS and the Latest Move Against Tobacco
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By Marissa A. Mastroianni The war on tobacco took an interesting turn when CVS announced its latest move to improve public health. As of last month, CVS banned the sale of all tobacco products in 7,700 CVS locations. The decision cost CVS an estimated $2 billion annually. This choice came as a shock to many […]

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Valuable Internet Resource Focused on Healthcare Cost Containment and Competition

Valuable Internet Resource Focused on Healthcare Cost Containment and Competition
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Cross-Posted at HealthLawProf Blog   Jaime King and colleagues at UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy have been busy building a rich web resource devoted to promoting cost control and competition in health care.  The Source for Competitive Healthcare seeks to create a one-stop shop for academics, journalists, state attorneys general, and potential […]

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Averting Mental Health and Fiscal Crises: Crisis Intervention Teams and Access to Meaningful Treatment for Mental Illness

Filed in Health Reform, Mental Health by on August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Averting Mental Health and Fiscal Crises: Crisis Intervention Teams and Access to Meaningful Treatment for Mental Illness
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Cross-Posted at Bill of Health Social media recently focused my attention on two very different law enforcement interactions with people with mental illness that reinforce the need for increased training of law enforcement in crisis intervention as well as the need for improved access to treatment for people with mental illness. The first is a […]

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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>
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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
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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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