Public Option

By Michael Ricciardelli
In Health Reform
Aug 5th, 2012
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In case you missed it, in the wake of the opening ceremony to the Olympics which featured a tribute to Great Britain’s National Health Services, Uwe E. Reinhardt, an Economics Professor at Princeton, had an interesting piece in The New York Times regarding  the negative attitudes of  Americans towards “socialized medicine” in general, G.B.’s NHS...
By Michael Ricciardelli
In Health Law
Jan 18th, 2012
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Professor Frank Pasquale wrote a featured Op-ed in The Record, New Jersey’s most awarded newspaper, regarding a constitutional right to health care. Professor Pasquale, who is Associate Director of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy and Editor in Chief of HRW, writes: SHOULD the Supreme Court weigh in on America’s great health [&hel...
By Michael Ricciardelli
In Uncategorized
Feb 9th, 2010
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Angela Braly, CEO of  health insurance giant WellPoint, deserves a raise. As regular readers of this column know, Ms. Braly did not make as much as Aetna’s Ronald A. Williams in 2008. In a post written back in May of 2009 I noted of Insurance Company CEO Total Compensation: Aetna’s Ronald Williams received $24,300,112 last […]...
By Jordan T. Cohen
In Proposed Legislation
Jan 18th, 2010
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On January 8th, 2010, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund  co-sponsored and moderated a panel discussion on the health insurance exchanges that are being proposed in both the House and the Senate health reform bills. The panel consisted of Washington and Lee professor Timothy Jost, John Kingsdale of the Massachusetts Commonwealth Health […]...
By Michael Ricciardelli
In Chronic Health Conditions
Jan 5th, 2010
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In case you missed it: Health Reform Watch regular, Professor John V. Jacobi, interviewed by Lester Feder for Legal Issues in Health Reform, a publication of The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University. In part: Covering the Chronically Ill: An Interview with John V. Jacobi John V. Jacobi is Dorothea Dix […]...