American Journal of Law & Medicine

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 2/3, 2014

Assessing the True Impact of the ACA: Revisiting the CBO's Initial Predictions
I. INTRODUCTIONIn Obamacare 's Impact on Labor Markets: Limits on the Predictive Value of Romneycare, Josh Archambault makes a number of arguments about the ultimate impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).* 1 A central point is that the overall impact...
Beyond Payment and Delivery Reform: The Individual Mandate's Cost-Control Potential
I. INTRODUCTIONIn a symposium* 1 focused on healthcare cost control, most of our authors have unsurprisingly highlighted and assessed Obamacare's payment and delivery reforms-the supply-side efforts to decrease costs of medical treatment.2 But there...
Cells as Drugs?: Regulating the Future of Medicine
I. INTRODUCTIONRegenerative Sciences, LLC, a Colorado company run by physicians, created the Regenexx-C (Cultured) ("Regenexx-C") procedure to treat bone pain. The procedure involves harvesting a patient's own mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), 1 expanding...
Health Insurance Is Dead; Long Live Health Insurance
I. INTRODUCTIONUpon the death of a king or queen, the proclamation "the king is dead, long live the king" announces a new monarch's accession to the throne, preserving the sovereign order. As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)* 1 is...
Medicaid on the Eve of Expansion: A Survey of State Medicaid Officials on the Affordable Care Act
I. INTRODUCTIONAs of January 2014, 26 states had chosen to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to cover individuals with incomes up to 138% of the federal poverty level.* 1 In these states, Medicaid agencies are facing one of the largest...
Obamacare's Impact on Labor Markets: Limits on the Predictive Value of Romneycare
I. INTRODUCTIONThere has been great debate about the potential labor market impact of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA" or "Obamacare"). Some have pointed to Massachusetts as the harbinger of what is to come nationally,* 1 while others have predicted massive...
Preemption and the MLR Provision of the Affordable Care Act
I. INTRODUCTIONThis Note focuses on the medical loss ratio provision ("MLR Provision") of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).1 The MLR Provision states that health insurance companies must spend at least a certain percentage of their...
State Fiscal Considerations and Research Opportunities Emerging from the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion
I. INTRODUCTIONAs enacted, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) directed states to provide Medicaid coverage to most nonelderly adults with incomes up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (the "Medicaid expansion group") beginning in 2014. * 1 The Medicaid...
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