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Medicaid ACOs in New Jersey: At the Starting Line at Last

Medicaid ACOs in New Jersey: At the Starting Line at Last
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Cross-Posted at Bill of Health Nearly three years ago, in July of 2011, Tara Adams Ragone wrote a blog post for Seton Hall Law’s Health Reform Watch blog entitled “Community Based Medicaid ACOs in New Jersey: A Signature Away”. As Professor Ragone explained, a month earlier the New Jersey legislature had passed Senate Bill 2443, […]

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Monday Morning Recap: The Week (3.31.14-4.6.14) in Drug & Device Law & Policy

Filed in Monday Morning Recap, Uncategorized by on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
Monday Morning Recap: The Week (3.31.14-4.6.14) in Drug & Device Law & Policy
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What follows is a weekly feature here at Health Reform Watch.  Each Monday, we provide a recap of the drug and device law and policy developments over the previous week that caught our eye and made us think.  Credit for the format goes to Seton Hall Law alum Jordan T. Cohen, who used it to […]

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Commonwealth Study Finds Access to Health Care for Low-Income Populations Varies by State

Filed in Disparities, Health Reform, Medicaid by on September 26, 2013 0 Comments
Commonwealth Study Finds Access to Health Care for Low-Income Populations Varies by State
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The Commonwealth Fund (“Commonwealth”) has recently released its first-ever Scorecard, which provides a state-by-state comparison of the health care experiences of the 39 percent of Americans with incomes less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level. The report, titled Health Care in the Two Americas: Findings from the Scorecard on State Health System Performance […]

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Adventures in Health Care Cost Cutting

Filed in Health Reform, Medicaid by on March 17, 2013 0 Comments
Adventures in Health Care Cost Cutting
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Expect to keep hearing more talk about health care cost cutting, despite charts like this. It’s an idee fixe of the Wall Street/Washington corridor, and will only be implemented more vigorously over time.  So perhaps we should take stock of a few cost cutting initiatives. Medicare Part D, it seems, is coming way under its […]

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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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