Happy about the Supreme Court’s ACA decision? Thank a law professor

The Conversation, June 26, 2015
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow)

From the post: 

The core of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has now survived its second trip to...

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Supreme Court’s Decision On Same-Sex Marriage Expected To Boost Health Coverage

NPR, June 29, 2015
by Jay Hancock

The right to marry in any state won't be the only gain for gay couples from last week's Sup...

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High Court Upholds Health Law Subsidies

Kaiser Health News, June 25, 2015
by Jay Hancock

The Affordable Care Act survived its second do-or-die Supreme Court test in three years, raising od...

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Measuring Health Insurance Subsidies’ Success

New York Times, June 25, 2015
by Robert Pear and Margot Sanger-Katz

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decided on Thursday that federalhealth insurance&nbs...

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Now That SCOTUS Ok’d Subsidies, It’s All About Medicaid Expansion

Forbes, June 25, 2015
by Bruce Japsen

News that the U.S. Supreme Court has once again upheld the Affordable Care Act, ruling that subsidi...

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Fewer Poor Uninsured After Health Law, Study Finds

New York Times, June 23, 2015
by Sabrina Tavernise

WASHINGTON — The share of poor Americans who were uninsured declined substantially in 2014, a...

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Medicare Slow To Adopt Telemedicine Due To Cost Concerns

Kaiser Health News, June 23, 2015
by Phil Galewitz

[...] Nearly 20 years after such videoconferencing technology has been available for health se...

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Economists, State Officials Make Predictions, Brace For [...] Decision On Health Law Subsidies

Kaiser Health News, June 18, 2015

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

A nu...

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Hill Republicans Discuss Contingency Plans To Extend Temporarily Health Law Subsidies

Kaiser Health News, June 18, 2015

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

In t...

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Procedural Triage

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, 2015, Forthcoming
by Matthew J. B. Lawrence (Academic Fellow)

Academic Fellow Matthew J. B. Lawrence has a new article forthcoming in 2015 regarding th...

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CVS Will Buy Target’s 1,600 Pharmacies, Clinics For $1.9B

Forbes, June 15, 2015
by Bruce Japsen

CVS Health (CVS) said today it would buy the pharmacy and clinic business of retail giant Target (T...

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As More Rural Hospitals Close, Advocates Walk To Washington

NPR, June 14, 2015
by Will Huntsberry

Millions of Americans rely on rural hospitals for emergency medical care. But in the last five year...

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Burwell Says It’s Up To States, Congress To Help Consumers If Court Strikes Down Subsidies

Kaiser Health News, June 11, 2015
by Mary Agnes Carey and Alana Pockros

It will be up to state officials and Congress to help consumers who can’t afford health insur...

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Walgreens Expands Doctor Access Via Telehealth To 25 States

Forbes, June 10, 2015
by Bruce Japsen

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), working with telemedicine company MDLive, will expand rou...

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Insurer Uses Personal Data To Predict Who Will Get Sick

National Public Radio (NPR), June 8, 2015
by Todd Bookman, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Carol, who is sitting next to her husband, explains that John's s...

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Bill To Speed FDA Approvals Includes Rewards For Drugs Designed For Kids

Kaiser Health News, June 8, 2015
by Lisa Gillespie

Advocates for children with rare diseases are watching closely a congressional effort to streamline...

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New Preventive Health Services Approved For No-Cost Coverage

Kaiser Health News, June 5, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

The list continued to grow of preventive services that people are entitled to receive without payin...

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Sticker Shock:

Kaiser Health News, June 4, 2015

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

Unde...

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State Obamacare Exchanges Experience Growing Pains

NPR, June 4, 2015
by Jeff Cohen, John Daley, and Mark Zdechlik

The states that set up their own insurance marketplaces have nothing to lose in King v. Burwel...

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Louisiana ends hospital practice of billing rape victims

Al Jazeera America, June 3, 2015

In most states victims never see a bill because costs are covered, but Louisiana policies vary by h...

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A Choice for Recovering Addicts:

New York Times, May 30, 2015
by Kim Barker

After a lifetime of abusing drugs, Horace Bush decided at age 62 that getting clean had become a ma...

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Boehner’s Suit Challenging Obama’s Health Law Orders Set To Be Argued In Court

Kaiser Health News, May 28, 2015

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

Prel...

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H.I.V. Treatment Should Start at Diagnosis, U.S. Health Officials Say

New York Times, May 27, 2015
by Donald G. McNeil Jr.

People with H.I.V. should be put on antiretroviral drugs as soon as they learn they are i...

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New Push Ties Cost of Drugs to How Well They Work:

Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2015
by Peter Loftus

Express Scripts Holding Co., a large manager of prescription-drug benefits for U.S. employers...

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Prison psychologist to take over Chicago’s jail:

Al Jazeera America, May 26, 2015
by Wilson Dizard

A prison psychologist will take the reins of Chicago’s Cook County Jail on Tuesday with a man...

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Multiple Sclerosis Patients Stressed Out By Soaring Drug Costs

NPR, May 25, 2015
by Richard Harris

[...] A recent study from Oregon State University and the Oregon Health and Science...

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What Veterans Affairs won’t pay for:

Washington Post, May 25, 2015
by Emily Wax-Thibodeaux

TAMPA — After Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillmann was paralyzed from the abdomen down in a bom...

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Feds Offer To Authorize $1B For Fla. Hospital Funding Tied To Medicaid Stalemate

Kaiser Health News, May 22, 2015

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

The...

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Medicaid Expansion Helps Cut Rate Of Older, Uninsured Adults From 12 To 8 Percent

Kaiser Health News, May 22, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

The health law’s expansion of Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes over the poverty line...

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After Hobby Lobby:
What Is Caesar's, What Is God's?

Thursday, May 07, 2015 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us in person? Join the conversation on Twitter! @PetrieFlom #lawreligionhealth

P...

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Innovation Law and Policy:

U. C. Davis Law Review, Forthcoming 2016
by Rachel E. Sachs

Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs has a new article forthcoming in 2016 on law and the future of pers...

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Health Law Workshop: Rachel E. Sachs

Monday, April 13, 2015 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2014-2015
Griswold Hall, Room 110
1525 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Presentation Title: "Rethinking the Incentives/Access Dichotomy: Prescription Drug Reimbursement as...

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NOW ONLINE: I. Glenn Cohen Discusses Modern Fertility Technologies and Benefits

Chronicle (WCVB/ABC Boston), April 13, 2015
by Shayna Seymour, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Show Abstract: The birds and the bees are still important – but today's couples eage...

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Are trade secrets delaying biosimilars?

Science, April 10, 2015
by W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow Alumnus) and Arti K. Rai

Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow alumnus Nicholson Price, now an Assistant Professor at the Un...

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Supreme Court Will Likely Uphold Affordable Care Act, Law Profs Say

Harvard Crimson, March 9, 2015
by Andrew M. Duehren, quoting Einer Elhauge (Faculty Director)

Last week’s oral arguments in King v. Burwell suggest that the United States Supreme Court wi...

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Opening shots fired in Obamacare Supreme Court battle

The Washington Times, March 3, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Matthew Lawrence (Academic Fellow)

From the article:

Congressman Paul Ryan and other influential Republicans sketched out plans Tuesd...

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Republicans release Obamacare Plan B in case of repeal or court ruling:

Washington Times, February 4, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Matthew J. B. Lawrence (Academic Fellow)

[...] Matthew Lawrence, who teaches a seminar on Obamacare at Harvard Law School , said the ad...

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Third Annual Health Law Year in P/Review

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB
1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Couldn't make it in person? Check out the individual sessions in the videos linked above!

The...

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Hatch op-ed being used to defend Obamacare in Supreme Court case

Washington Times, January 29, 2015
by Tom Howell Jr.

[...] In cases like these, it is fairly common for interested parties to “use whatever they c...

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Innovator in Residence

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Innovator in Residence
Department of Health and Human Services

Deadline: Open until filled.

A rapidly growing public health startup, ORGANIZE, is seeking to hire a forward-thinking, entrepren...

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Interview with Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen about “Patients with Passports”:

Jefferson Public Radio (Oregon), January 5, 2015
by Geoffrey Riley and Charlotte Duren

If your doctor won't recommend a medical procedure you want, you can go to another doctor. .

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Traveling Overseas for Medical Care

WOSU (NPR), December 10, 2014
by All Sides with Ann Fisher, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the WOSU:

All-inclusive vacations might feature a stay in a luxury hotel, gourmet meals, and...

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Law Professor Discusses Medical Tourism

Harvard Crimson, November 20, 2014
by Katherine H. Scott, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

When most people hear the word “tourism,” they immediately think of flocking to the san...

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Practice Associate

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Practice Associate
Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Demonstration Project, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Deadline: December 01, 2014

Overview

The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers is a 501c3 that is engaged in a three year M...

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HLS Students: Join the American Health Lawyers’ Association

Petrie-Flom Center, September 4, 2014

The Petrie Flom Center and Harvard Law School are proud members of the American Health Lawyers'...

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Appeals court upholds Obamacare tax as constitutional

Washington Times, July 29, 2014
by Stephen Dinan and Tom Howell Jr., quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] Legal scholars say origination clause challenges, historically, have been a tough sell i...

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Appeals court upholds Obamacare tax as constitutional

Washington Times, July 29, 2014
by Stephen Dinan and Tom Howell Jr., quoting I. Glenn Cohen

[...] Legal scholars say origination clause challenges, historically, have been a tough sell i...

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D.C. appeals panel deals big blow to Obamacare subsidies:

Washington Times, July 22, 2014
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] To redress the potentially fatal blow to its signature law, the administration will...

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Some Insurance Companies Ask Their Customers to Cross the Border for Care:

New Republic, July 7, 2014
by Adam Teicholz and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored a new piece in New Republic on the practi...

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Using Big Data To Transform Care:

Health Affairs, July 9, 2014, 9:00am - 12:30pm
by Featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

The application of big data to transform health care delivery, health research, and health policy i...

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2014 Annual Conference:
Behavioral Economics, Law, and Health Policy

Saturday, May 03, 2014
Conferences
2013-2014
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Couldn't join us in person at Harvard Law School? Join the conversation on Twitter using #...

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Many states avoiding paying for glitchy health care sites:

Washington Times, April 15, 2014
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Co-Director)

“I think these will be handled as is most government contracting: threats of litigation or ex...

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The Presumption Against Expensive Health Care Consumption

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 49, Forthcoming, 2014
by Christopher T. Robertson (Affiliate Faculty)

This essay, as part of a symposium in honor of Professor Einer Elhauge, starts with his recognition...

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EdX Course:

EdX, Course began April 7, 2014
by John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA

This online course provides a basic and thorough understanding of the U.S. health care system focus...

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