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Sunder on Patents and Access to Medicine by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Last week, the blog Concurring Opinions featured a symposium on Madhavi Sunder’s new book, From Goods to a Good Life: Intellectual Property and Global Justice. A chapter rel ... Read on »
Childhood Cancer: Pushing and Pulling Against a Powerful Foe by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Since September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month –a calendar of events can be found here– a review of relevant recent and pending federal legislation seemed appr ... Read on »
Originally Denied by the EPA, the Federal Government Now Acknowledges the Link between Ground Zero... by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Two weeks ago, New York City held the 11th annual name-reading ceremony for the victims who died in the collapse of the towers on September 11, 2001. Missing from the ceremo ... Read on »
Congressional Testimony of Professor Timothy Jost on IRS Rule on Exchange Tax Credits by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On September 19, the Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt filed an amended complaint in Oklahoma v. Sebelius asking the court to decide that the IRS rule permitting federa ... Read on »
Recommended Reading: Interoperability and Preemption by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I highly recommend two recent articles that consider the intersection of HIPAA preemption doctrine, interoperability of electronic health record (”EHR”) databases, privacy, ... Read on »
Recommended Reading: Recent Scholarship on Suits Brought by Plaintiffs Who Have Not (Yet) Been... by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In Not Sick Yet: Food-Safety-Impact Litigation and Barriers to Justiciability (forthcoming in the Brooklyn Law Review), Diana R.H. Winters focuses on a number of hurdles tha ... Read on »
Online Graduate Certificate Program in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law & Compliance,... by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Through its Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy, Seton Hall Law School offers 3 graduate certificate programs in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law & Complianc ... Read on »
Teaching Communication: A Chaplain’s Efforts to Strengthen the Doctor-Patient Relationship by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy [Ed. note, we are pleased to welcome Suzan Sanal to HRW. A second year law student at Seton Hall University School of Law pursuing a Health Law concentration, she is a repre ... Read on »
Finance vs. Financialization in Health Care by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I’ve noted the issues raised by financialization in nursing homes, billing & payment systems, and hospital chains before on blogs.  I wanted to present a few paragraphs from ... Read on »
Kidney Sales, a Free-Market Approach by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Recent events in New Jersey have served to highlight deficiencies in the Kidney Market. The impoverished of the world, at present, freely considering their options in a mark ... Read on »
Recommended Reading: Recent Legal Scholarship on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As Frank Pasquale noted recently at the Health Law Prof Blog and here at HRW, law review scholarship is starting to emerge on the Supreme Court’s holding in National Federat ... Read on »
Electronic CDS Prescriptions Proposed in New Jersey by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy More than two years ago, the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued interim final regulations permitting practitioners to issue and pharmacists to fill electro ... Read on »
Post-Federalism Medicaid? by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Legal blogs have covered the Medicaid expansion in great detail. Now the law review scholarship is starting to emerge. Here’s one piece sure to make an impact: Nicole Huberf ... Read on »
Anti-Fraud Efforts Intensify, Broaden by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Over the last few weeks, the fight against healthcare fraud has prominently been in the headlines. First, late last month the Obama administration announced a joint effort b ... Read on »
The Health Insurance Donut Hole 3.0 by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Professor John Jacobi has informed us well regarding the donut hole to be created for the uninsured who would have been eligible for Medicaid under the ACA expansion of Medi ... Read on »
Two Approaches to Health Care Disparities by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This is a very interesting video on addressing health disparities.  It’s particularly enlightening to compare Onie’s approach to promoting health to that of Accretive–an ent ... Read on »
Reinhardt in the Times on Socialized Medicine by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy 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 Economi ... Read on »
Industry Funding of CME Down, According to ACCME by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When we think about health care reform, we need to remember that we have been attempting reforms through many avenues of myriad parts of our health system.  The IRS revised ... Read on »
Graduate Certificate Program in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law & Compliance to Start Again,... by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy starts classes again on October 7th for the Graduate Certificate in Pharmaceutical & Medical Device L ... Read on »
Medicaid Expansion: Winners and Losers by HealthReformWatch.com Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Governors and legislatures are keeping their options open as they mull over whether or not to expand their Medicaid programs.  Medicaid expansion was slated to be responsibl ... Read on »