Tag: Proposed Legislation

Recommended Reading: Recent Legal Scholarship on Workplace Wellness Programs

Filed in Health Law, Recommended Reading by on April 10, 2013 0 Comments
Recommended Reading:  Recent Legal Scholarship on Workplace Wellness Programs
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Since its release last month, Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In has attracted seemingly continuous attention and controversy.  Critics charge that the book encourages women to “lean in” to their outside-of-the-home work without fully addressing the barriers that might be impeding women’s advancement.  They express concern that too intense a focus on what individual women can […]

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Professor Jordan Paradise of Seton Hall Law School Issues Paper on e-Cigarettes and the Law

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Paper Warns Against ‘Nonexistent Safety Data’ and Charts a Course for FDA Oversight Seton Hall Law Professor Jordan Paradise has released her newest paper, “No Sisyphean Task: How the FDA can Regulate Electronic Cigarettes,” scheduled to be published this Spring in Volume 13 of the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics. A report […]

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Professional Licensing and Liability Round-Up

Filed in Health Law by on November 29, 2012 1 Comment
Professional Licensing and Liability Round-Up
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Here are some highlights from recent headlines affecting licensing and liability of health care professionals: Professional liability for failing to report child abuse in New Jersey: In L.A. v. Div. of Youth & Family Servcs., the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey held that an emergency room physician must stand trial for […]

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The Individual Mandate, a Brief History — Part II, The Republican Alternative (1993-1994)

Filed in Health Reform, Proposed Legislation by on February 16, 2011 5 Comments
The Individual Mandate, a Brief History — Part II, The Republican Alternative (1993-1994)
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When President Clinton announced his “Task Force on National Health Reform” in late January, 1993, Republicans (at least initially) felt the need to offer voters a conservative counterpoint. Their primary concern was countering the “employer mandate” proposals, which the right has long opposed as a job-killer. The stakes were raised when, for various reasons, the […]

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Senate Votes Against Repeal: Out of the Woods but for How Long?

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 8, 2011 0 Comments
Senate Votes Against Repeal: Out of the Woods but for How Long?
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Last Wednesday, the Senate voted 47-51 against the “Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act.”  50  Democrats and one Independent voted against the Act while all 47 Republicans voted in favor of it (click here to view results).  No surprises there… but where do we go from here? The Washington Post and the New York […]

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