Tag: ACA

Experimenting with Transparency and Decision Support to Inform Health Plan Selection

Experimenting with Transparency and Decision Support to Inform Health Plan Selection
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Cross-Posted at HealthLawProf Blog As we prepare for the second open enrollment period for the health insurance marketplaces to begin in just over one month, transparency offers a potential means of empowering consumers to make better decisions regarding the health plans they choose. Some states are making strides in this area. The New Hampshire Insurance […]

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Professor John Jacobi In NJ BIZ & NJ Spotlight on New Jersey Health Reform

Filed in Health Law by on May 23, 2013 0 Comments
Professor John Jacobi In NJ BIZ & NJ Spotlight on New Jersey Health Reform
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Professor John Jacobi took part in the Council on State Public Affairs’ “New Jersey State of Health” symposium, covered by NJ BIZ and NJ Spotlight. The symposium brought together the state’s leading health policy experts to discuss and formulate responses to the challenges wrought by the implementation of the ACA. NJ Spotlight reports that: The […]

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PPACA’s Expansion of ERISA: External Review Processes

Filed in Health Law by on May 17, 2013 0 Comments
PPACA’s Expansion of ERISA: External Review Processes
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has, in large part,  overhauled the American health care system— and the national dialogue that has resulted from PPACA’s enactment is seemingly infinite.  The focus of this post, however, is one particular topic that has not often been a part of the national dialogue.  It addresses PPACA’s […]

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TIM JOST INTERVIEWS ANDY KOPPELMAN ABOUT KOPPELMAN’S NEW BOOK, THE TOUGH LUCK CONSTITUTION (Oxford University Press 2013).

Filed in Health Law, Health Reform by on March 22, 2013 4 Comments
TIM JOST INTERVIEWS ANDY KOPPELMAN ABOUT KOPPELMAN’S NEW BOOK, THE TOUGH LUCK CONSTITUTION (Oxford University Press 2013).
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Q. (Tim Jost) Your book explains, for the general reader, what was at stake in the health care fight and what the Supreme Court did.  Why should the general reader care?  All this is old news. A. (Andy Koppleman) If you’re sitting on a hill, and a large boulder rolls past you, it’s a good […]

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Tara Ragone in Modern Healthcare on potential impact of U.S. Supreme Court hospital antitrust decision

Filed in Antitrust, Health Law by on March 5, 2013 0 Comments
Tara Ragone in Modern Healthcare on potential impact of U.S. Supreme Court hospital antitrust decision
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Research Fellow & Lecturer in Law Tara Ragone appeared in Modern Healthcare on the potential impact of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision which found a hospital not exempt from antitrust scrutiny, despite its claim to be protected from such through “state action immunity doctrine,” which, according to Modern Healthcare, “gives states wide latitude to […]

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