Tag Archives: authority

01.04.10

Covering the Chronically Ill: An Interview with John V. Jacobi

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John V. Jacobi is Dorothea Dix Professor of Health Law and Policy at the Seton Hall University School of Law. The O’Neill Institute’s Lester Feder spoke with him about health reform and covering those with chronic illness. Lester Feder: Generally speaking, what do you think of what it is looking like we’re going to get […]

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12.08.09

Piloting Delivery Reforms: An Interview with Kenneth E. Thorpe

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Kenneth E. Thorpe is chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. The O’Neill Institute’s Lester Feder spoke with him on November 17th about delivery system reforms. Lester Feder: Let me get your general take on the reform process and where we’re headed. Kenneth Thorpe: I […]

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10.29.09

Connector Conundrums: An Interview With Jamie Katz

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Jamie Katz is general counsel to the Massachusetts Connector. The O’Neill Institute’s Lester Feder spoke with him on October 23rd about lessons Massachusetts’ exchange offers for national health reform legislation. Lester Feder: One of the questions for federal lawmakers is how much authority they give to the exchange or exchanges. Has that been challenged in […]

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10.24.09

More Legal Issues Raised by Health Insurance Exchange Legislation

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The following is part of a memorandum on legal and policy issues raised by health insurance exchanges, which will be presented at the O’Neill Center’s Legal Issues in Health Care Reform conference on Monday, October 26. The full paper from which it is taken is available here. In my last post, I discussed the constitutional […]

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10.20.09

Federalism and Health Reform: An Interview with Alan Weil

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Alan Weil is the executive director of the National Academy for State Health Policy. The O’Neill Institute’s Lester Feder spoke with him about federalism and health reform on October 15. Alan Weil: I’m very interested in the federalism aspect. Federalism is sort of a meta-issue, in the sense that the question of the allocation of […]

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10.13.09

ERISA Preemption and Health Reform: Should the Department of Justice Switch Sides?

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In my article on ERISA preemption for the O’Neill Institute’s Legal Solutions in Health Reform, I argued that pay-or-play initiatives, such as those enacted in Maryland, San Francisco, and Massachusetts, are vulnerable to an ERISA preemption challenge.  Two Circuit Court opinions present the issue directly.  The 4th Circuit overturned the Maryland law based on ERISA […]

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09.24.09

Legal Solutions Author Conducts Interview with Minnesota Public Radio

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Legal Solutions author, Madhu Chugh (Executive Authority), conducted an interview with Minnesota Public Radio on President Obama’s authority to reform health care. Listen to the interview here: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/collections/special/columns/loophole/archive/2009/09/if_health-care_reform_dies_wha.shtml

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