Tag: Chronic Health Conditions

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

Post-Enrollment: Ensuring Successful Follow-Through for Health Reform
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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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Originally Denied by the EPA, the Federal Government Now Acknowledges the Link between Ground Zero Air and Cancer

Filed in Health Law by on September 23, 2012 1 Comment
Originally Denied by the EPA, the Federal Government Now Acknowledges the Link between Ground Zero Air and Cancer
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Two weeks ago, New York City held the 11th annual name-reading ceremony for the victims who died in the collapse of the towers on September 11, 2001. Missing from the ceremony, however, were the names of victims who died years after the attacks.  Since 9/11, a multitude of ground zero workers, first responders, and inhabitants […]

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Symposium: Implementing the Affordable Care Act: What Role for Accountable Care Organizations?

Symposium: Implementing the Affordable Care Act: What Role for Accountable Care Organizations?
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In conjunction with the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, this year’s SETON HALL LAW REVIEW Symposium will explore recent changes in the structure of health care delivery, in particular the rising popularity of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Legal scholars and practitioners from around the country will present panel discussions on structural development, […]

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Take Them Away: Has Severe Childhood Obesity Really Come to This?

Filed in Children's Issues, Public Health by on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Take Them Away: Has Severe Childhood Obesity Really Come to This?
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As a follow up to my previous post on junk food marketing to children and my earlier post on MyPlate — and any other post that I’ve written about children and fast food or junk food — I would like to direct your attention to a commentary recently published in the Journal of the American […]

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The Demographics of Illness and Cost: or, An Old Story About Chronic Conditions

Filed in Chronic Health Conditions by on June 28, 2011 0 Comments
The Demographics of Illness and Cost: or, An Old Story About Chronic Conditions
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We’ve reported on the distribution of health care costs among populations on numerous occasions here at Health Reform Watch. Over the last decades, our own Professor John V. Jacobi has been espousing reform, at times as almost a voice in the wilderness, as a matter of dealing in caring and cost conscious ways with chronic […]

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