Court Lets Some Charities Avoid Rules on Birth Control Coverage

New York Times, June 29, 2015
by Robert Pear

The Supreme Court issued an order on Monday that allows certain nonprofit religious group...

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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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Getting A Medi-Cal Card Doesn’t Always Guarantee Health Care

Kaiser Health News, June 22, 2015
by Anna Gorman

[...] In an effort to control costs in its rapidly expanding Medi-Cal program, California has...

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California’s Obamacare exchange to collect insurance data on patients

LA Times, June 21, 2015
by Chad Terhune, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

With 1.4 million people enrolled, the state-run marketplace is embarking on an a...

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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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Mandatory Process

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2015
by Matthew J. B. Lawrence (Academic Fellow)

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Regulating Bodies Across Borders:

Bodies Across Borders: The Global Circulation of Body Parts, Medical Tourists and Professionals (Bronwyn Parry, Beth Greenhough, Tim Brown and Isabel Dyck, eds. Ashgate 2015)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has authored a new chapter on medical tourism.

Abstract:

&ls...

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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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Contrived Threats v. Uncontrived Warnings:

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2016
by Professor Einer Elhauge (Founding Director)

Professor Einer Elhauge has posted an updated version of his article, “Contrived Threats and...

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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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The APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

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The APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government
American Public Health Association

Deadline: March 09, 2015

The APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is designed to provide a unique public policy...

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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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2015-2016 Fellowship in Medical Ethics

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2015-2016 Fellowship in Medical Ethics
The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School

Deadline: March 02, 2015

The Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School supports research and teaching on ethical issues...

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Health Policy Attorney

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Health Policy Attorney
Legal Action Center

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Legal Action Center (LAC) seeks a Health Policy Attorney in its New York office to wo...

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Health Journalism 2015: Fellowships

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Health Journalism 2015: Fellowships
Association of Health Care Journalists

Deadline: March 02, 2015

AHCJ, with the support of several health foundations, is able to offer a number of fellowships...

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No faith in health reform:

Crain's: New York Business, November 23, 2014
by Caroline Lewis, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] Under the health-care-sharing ministry model, before coverage kicks in, a household pays a mo...

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Obamacare, back on trial

Harvard Gazette, November 14, 2014
by Christina Pazzanese, interviewing Einer Elhauge (Founding Faculty Director)

From the article:

In a move that caught many observers off guard, the U.S. Supreme Court last week...

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2015 California Health Journalism Fellowship

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2015 California Health Journalism Fellowship
Reporting on Health, University of Southern California

Deadline: December 01, 2014

When: March 1-5, 2015

Where: Los Angeles

As its enters its second year, Obamacare promises to con...

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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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Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House - 2014

Monday, October 06, 2014 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West AB
1585 Massachusetts Ave., 2nd floor, Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center discussed how you can get involved at this gathering for faculty, colle...

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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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UCLA, Harvard Law Schools launch joint annual conference on food law and policy

Harvard Law Today, August 8, 2014

From the article:

UCLA School of Law and Harvard Law School have announced the inauguration of the...

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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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After Hobby Lobby, ACA exceptions may become the rule

Reuters, July 15, 2014
by Interview with Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

Holly Fernandez Lynch analyzes the impact of the Supreme Court's recent decision, saying the Re...

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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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When Religious Freedom Clashes with Access to Care:

NEJM, July 2, 2014
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), Gregory Curfman

At the tail end of this year's Supreme Court term, religious freedom came into sharp conflict w...

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Hobby Lobby stunner:

Washington Times, June 30, 2014
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

[...] Holly Lynch, a health and ethics expert at Harvard Law School, said she was “not surpri...

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Summer Program in US Health Reform

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Summer Program in US Health Reform
O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University

Deadline: July 21 - 25, 2014

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: June 15

Program Details

Program Fee.

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Choosing not to choose:

Harvard Law Today, June 18, 2014

Harvard Law Today featured Cass Sunstein's keynote address at the 2014 Petrie-Flom Center Annua...

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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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Accountability in the ACO Structure:

Risk & Insurance, April 2014
by Katie Siegel

[...] As physician employers, ACOs “will need professional liability coverage for the errors...

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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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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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