Category Archives: Health

When It Comes to Poor Adults, Rep Ryan is Very Wrong About an ACA “Poverty Trap” | Jared Bernstein | On the Economy

When It Comes to Poor Adults, Rep Ryan is Very Wrong About an ACA “Poverty Trap” | Jared Bernstein | On the Economy.

Nice Op-Ed on civil disobedience in the fact of Tea Party politics at the state level

Written by Jerediah Purdy and available here.

N.Y. Times Article: “For Medicare, Immigrants Offer Surplus, Study Finds”

New Article: Sabrina Tavernise, “For Medicare, Immigrants Offer Surplus, Study Finds,” N.Y. Times, May 29, 2013.

Op-Ed: “Romney’s Medicaid shell game”

Op-Ed: Daniel L. Hatcher, Romney’s Medicaid shell game, Boston Globe, Oct. 12, 2012 [Also available on Salon.com here].

Howard Law Journal Symposium: “Health Care Reform and Vulnerable Communities: Can We Afford It? Can We Afford to Live Without It?”

Howard Law Journal Symposium: “Health Care Reform and Vulnerable Communities: Can We Afford It? Can We Afford to Live Without It?” available as a single PDF here.  The articles in the issue are:

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

REMARKS By Honorable Donna M. Christensen

ARTICLES

TAX-EXEMPT HOSPITALS, COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS AND ADDRESSING DISPARITIES By Mary Crossley

LESS TALK MORE ACTION: ACCELERATING INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES TO ELIMINATE RACIAL AND ETHNIC HEALTH DISPARITIES By Stephen B. Thomas, Craig S. Fryer, Mary A. Garza, James Butler, III, Erica T. Casper, Sandra C. Quinn

ABORTION, CONTRACEPTION AND THE ACA: THE REALIGNMENT OF WOMEN’S HEALTH By Lisa C. Ikemoto

MEDICAID ACCESS, RATE SETTING AND PAYMENT SUITS: HOW THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION IS UNDERMINING ITS OWN HEALTH REFORM GOALS By Brietta R. Clark

SECTION 1557 OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: CIVIL RIGHTS, HEALTH REFORM, RACE, AND EQUITY By Sidney D. Watson

GLOBAL HEALTH LAW NORMS AND THE PPACA FRAMEWORK TO ELIMINATE HEALTH DISPARITIES By Gwendolyn Roberts Majette

THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT OF 2010 AND THE REQUIREMENT TO MAINTAIN MINIMUM ESSENTIAL COVERAGE (INDIVIDUAL MANDATE): CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL IMPACT ON HEALTH POLICY By Perry W. Payne, Jr.

MIXED MESSAGES: THE INTERSECTION OF PRENATAL GENETIC TESTING AND ABORTION By Rachel Rebouché and Karen Rothenberg

NOTES & COMMENTS

DEFENDING ACCESS TO COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES IN THE WAKE OF THE “GREAT RECESSION” By Sharaya L. Cabansag

A FIGHTING CHANCE: INEQUITIES IN CHARTER SCHOOL FUNDING AND STRATEGIES FOR ACHIEVING EQUAL ACCESS TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDS By Jeanette M. Curtis

AMERICA’S RELIGIOUS VALUES AT CROSSROADS: LIFTING THE VEIL ON ZONING DECISIONS TO ENSURE VICTORY FOR THE AMERICA OF THE CONSTITUTION AND RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE By Nurudeen Elias 

Blog post: “Towards a Philosophically Sound & Bioethically Sensitive Definition of Public Health Law”

Blog post: Patrick S. O’Donnell, Towards a Philosophically Sound & Bioethically Sensitive Definition of Public Health Law, Ratio Juris, July 27, 2012.

Blog Post: “From Poverty to Stigma to Poor Health Among Teens”

Blog Post of interest: Tamar Birckhead, “From Poverty to Stigma to Poor Health Among Teens,” Juvenile Justice Blog, June 22, 2012.

New Articles from the “National People of Color Conference: Our Country, Our World in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era”

New Articles from the “National People of Color Conference: Our Country, Our World in a ‘Post-Racial’ Era” published by the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development (St. John’s).  List of articles from the website with links is below:

USING THE FLEXIBILITY OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT TO REDUCE HEALTH DISPARITIES BY CREATIVELY STRUCTURING HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES
Kimberly Cogdell Boies*
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LOST IN TRANSLATION: NOTARIO FRAUD – IMMIGRATION FRAUD
Mary Dolores Guerra
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RECKONING WITH EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION IN A “POST RACIAL” ERA
David A. Lacy
Alexandra S. Ray
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RACIAL COMPLEXITY AND THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT
Craig Livermore
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RECOVERING FROM THE RECOVERY: LAW AND CONTEMPORARY PROCESSES OF ACCUMULATION BY DISPOSSESSION
CHARLES R.P. POUNCY
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COLONIAL RELICS: UNEARTHING THE LINGERING TYRANNY OF COLONIAL DISCOURSE IN U.S.-CARIBBEAN IMMIGRATION LAW AND POLICY
Glenys P. Spence
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EXAMINING THE “STICK” OF ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICAL SCHOOLS THROUGH REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE LENS: A TRANSFORMATIVE REMEDY FOR TEACHING THE TUSKEGEE SYPHILIS STUDY
Deleso Alford Washington
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New Article: “Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes — A Randomized Social Experiment”

New Article: Jens Ludwig et al., Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes — A Randomized Social Experiment, New England J. of Medicine (2011).  An overview of the findings on this Moving To Opportunity based study and commentary can be found here.

News Coverage of Texas Colonias

Two articles of interest:

Emily Ramshaw, Red Tape, Catch-22s Impede Progress in Texas’ Colonias, Texas Tribune (and New York Times).

Emily Ramshaw, Major Health Problems, Many Linked to Poverty, Plague Residents of Colonias, N.Y. Times, June 9, 2011