Journal of Law and Health

Professional journal covering law and health.

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 2, Summer

Do You Know Where Your DNA Is? the Need for DNA Theft Legislation in Ohio
I. INTRODUCTION II. ABANDONMENT AND THE FOURTH AMENDMENT III. PROBLEMS RESULTING FROM DNA THEFT A. Privacy Infringement B. Genetic Discrimination C. Paternity Testing D. Security Risks IV. DNA Theft Legislation V. PROPOSED DNA THEFT LEGISLATION...
Finding a Cure: Incentivizing Partnerships between Disease Advocacy Groups and Academic Commercial Researchers
I. INTRODUCTION II. PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN DISEASE ADVOCACY GROUPS AND ACADEMIC AND COMMERCIAL RESEARCHERS: THE RISE OF VENTURE PHILANTHROPY A. Disease Advocacy Group Funding for "De Novo " and "Repurposed" Drug Research B. The Shift from...
Health Care Sharing Ministries: Scam or Solution?
C. What to Do With the Dearth of Case Law on HCSMs The general dearth of case law on HCSMs means the Kentucky Supreme Court dealt with HCSMs by making analogies to certain egregious cases involving other agencies, as noted above. Interestingly,...
Mapping Our Future: The Impact of Gene Patents on Scientific Research and Health Care in the United States
I. INTRODUCTION II. GENETICS 101: BASIC EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION A. Dissecting the Double Helix of Deoxyribonucleic Acid B. The Human Genome Project C. The HabMap Project D. The Future of Genetic Research III. THE HISTORY OF THE U. S. PATENT...
The Dark Side of the Boom: The Peculiar Dilemma of Government Spoliation in Modern False Claims Act Litigation
I. INTRODUCTION II. CAPTAINING THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT INTO UNCHARTED WATERS A. The Explosion of the False Claims Act B. Novel and Expansive Legal Theories Continue to Emerge III. THE HEIGHTENED IMPORTANCE OF EVIDENCE FROM GOVERNMENT ENTITIES A. Average...
The Rules of the Fight Must Be Fair: States Should Pass a Uniform Code for Nonprofit Hospital Tax Exemption of Real Property
I. INTRODUCTION II. BASIS FOR HOSPITAL TAX EXEMPTION A. Real Property Tax Exemption is Derived from State Level Tax Exemption B. Hospitals Began as Charities C. Policy Underlying Tax Exemption for Charitable Institutions III....
The Stark Physician Self-Referral Law and Accountable Care Organizations: Collision Course or Opportunity to Reconcile Federal Anti-Abuse and Cost-Saving Legislation?
I. INTRODUCTION II. Overview of Accountable Care Organizations A. What is an Accountable Care Organization? B. Structure and Operations C. Preliminary Cost and Quality Findings III. CONFLICT WITH FEDERAL STARK PHYSICIAN SELF-REFERRAL LAW A. Potential...