Tag: Medicare

Exiling the Poor from the Insurance Market

Filed in Hospitals, Medicaid, Medicare by on July 22, 2012 1 Comment
Exiling the Poor from the Insurance Market
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John Roberts’ jurisprudential wizardry in NFIB has been compared with the artistic genius of pro wrestlers and rappers. Poor Americans in states newly empowered to resist the ACA’s Medicaid expansion may need even more ingenuity to get themselves insured. Both Kevin Outterson and my colleague John Jacobi have observed the perplexing predicament imposed on the poor in states that keep […]

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No mandate? OK, but be prepared to pay

Filed in Health Law, Health Reform by on March 29, 2012 0 Comments
No mandate? OK, but be prepared to pay
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[Ed. Note: This commentary was published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch on Wednesday, 3/28, by  long time contributor to HRW, Thomas “Tim” Greaney, Chester A. Myers Professor of Law and co-director of the Center for Health Law Studies and John J. Ammann, director of Legal Clinics at St. Louis University School of Law.] This […]

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Ruane v. Levy: Both Sides of the Bar Meet in Health Care Fraud and Abuse Class

Filed in Fraud & Abuse, Health Law by on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
Ruane v. Levy: Both Sides of the Bar Meet in Health Care Fraud and Abuse Class
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[Ed note: This article was authored by John Barry ’13, a second year law student pursuing a Health Care Concentration at Seton Hall Law.  A native of New York, he graduated in 2005 from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree is psychology.] Recently, Professor Zack Buck’s Health Care Fraud and Abuse class was treated […]

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Medicare Payment, a System in Need of Fixing

Filed in Medicare, Physicians by on January 8, 2012 0 Comments
Medicare Payment, a System in Need of Fixing
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[Ed. Note: We are pleased to welcome Andy Braver, Esq. back to Health Reform Watch. Andy is a health care attorney who recently completed an LL.M in Health Law at Seton Hall Law. Prior to entering the LL.M. program, Andy spent five years as a healthcare provider, running a state of the art medical diagnostic […]

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Dr. Donald M. Berwick, Formerly of CMS: an Exit Interview Worth Considering

Filed in Uncategorized by on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Dr. Donald M. Berwick, Formerly of CMS: an Exit Interview Worth Considering
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It is received wisdom amongst Human Resource professionals that the exit interview–that which is had when an employee is departing –is an invaluable tool in understanding and improving an organization. That said, Dr. Donald Berwick has left the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, after 17 months of serving as its head. His parting assessment? […]

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