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Legal Issues in Health Reform Symposium

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Please join the O’Neill Institute for our symposium, “State of the Debate: Legal Issues in Health Reform,” on October 26, 2009.

“Legal Solutions in Health Reform” is a project of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  The project, an extensive analysis of some of the most pressing legal issues facing reform of the US health care system, is designed to serve as a resource for policymakers and staff who are working on key health reform issues.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits will be offered, please include the state to which you would like to apply credits in your RSVP.

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Legal Solutions in Health Reform Fall Symposium: State of the Debate
Supported by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Monday, October 26, 2009
9am to 1:30pm

Continental breakfast at 8:30am, boxed lunch served

Georgetown Law Gewirz Student Center
120 F Street NW
, 12th floor
, DC 20001

8:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.: Welcome and Introduction:

  • Nan Hunter, O’Neill Institute, Georgetown Law

9:10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.: Discrimination in Federal Health Reform

  • Sara Rosenbaum, GWU School of Public Health and Health Services
  • Steve Hitov, National Health Law Program

10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.: The Constitutionality of Mandates to Purchase Health Insurance

  • Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown Law
  • David Rivkin, Baker Hostetler

11:35 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.: Health Insurance Exchanges: Legal Issues

  • Timothy S. Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington & Lee School of Law
  • M. Gregg Bloche, Georgetown Law
  • Stuart Butler, Heritage Foundation

12:50 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.: Key Note Speaker

  • Jacob Hacker, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science, Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Yale University

1:20 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Closing Remarks:

  • Sara P. Hoverter, Harrison Institute for Public Law
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