Tag: Uninsured

Professor John Jacobi in The Record on ‘How Medicaid expansion will help New Jerseyans’

Filed in Health Law, Health Reform, Medicaid by on March 3, 2013 0 Comments
Professor John Jacobi in The Record on ‘How Medicaid expansion will help New Jerseyans’
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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 […]

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Seton Hall Law & NYLPI Release Report Documenting Hundreds of Cases of Coerced Medical Repatriation by U.S. Hospitals

Filed in Health Law, Hospitals by on December 17, 2012 0 Comments
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Medical repatriations of undocumented immigrants likely to rise as result of federal funding reductions to safety net hospitals under Affordable Care Act New York, NY, and Newark, New Jersey, December 17, 2012 –Today, the Center for Social Justice (CSJ) at Seton Hall University School of Law and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) […]

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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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New Medicaid Donut Hole: Update

Filed in Medicaid, State Initiatives by on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
New Medicaid Donut Hole: Update
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I recently wrote about the plight of poor adults in states that reject “Medicaid 2.0″ — that is, the expansions of Medicaid contained in the ACA.  Just to recap, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the expansions, but held that Medicaid’s historical power to enforce state uniformity — sanctioning states up to and including […]

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New Jersey, It’s Now or Federal

Filed in Health Law, New Jersey by on July 10, 2012 2 Comments
New Jersey, It’s Now or Federal
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It’s go time, New Jersey.  Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, New Jersey has to reignite efforts to implement health reform — or else the Federal government will step in to fill the gaps. If New Jersey wishes to operate a state-based exchange (or to participate in a state partnership […]

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