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 […]
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 […]
After lengthy debates in Congress, a Supreme Court decision, and a government shutdown, President Obama’s healthcare plan will finally be rolled out. Every hurdle has been cleared—or has it? According to the website designated for the new health insurance marketplace, www.healthcare.gov, “The Health Insurance Marketplace is Open!” Yet, despite this encouraging message, people are having […]
TIM JOST INTERVIEWS ANDY KOPPELMAN ABOUT KOPPELMAN’S NEW BOOK, THE TOUGH LUCK CONSTITUTION (Oxford University Press 2013).
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 […]
Professor John Jacobi published a feature Op-ed in The Record, New Jersey’s most awarded newspaper, on the impact Governor Chris Christie’s decision to expand Medicaid under the ACA will have. Professor Jacobi writes: GOVERNOR CHRISTIE’S decision to expand Medicaid coverage to more residents will improve the health of many low-income New Jerseyans, and save the […]