The D.C. Circuit Just Made it Harder for Trump to Stop the Cost-Sharing Payments

8/3/17  //  Quick Reactions

Two days ago, the D.C. Circuit granted a motion from a group of fifteen states, led by California, to intervene in the pending appeal in House v. Price. Allowing the states to intervene will prevent the Trump administration from unilaterally dismissing its appeal in the case.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

Here's How Trump Could Sabotage Obamacare

8/2/17  //  Commentary

Should the Trump Administration do whatever it can to make Obamacare work? Or should it sabotage the law in an effort to force Democrats to the bargaining table?

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

HIV is a Health Condition — Not a Crime

7/31/17  //  Commentary

Despite consensus that criminalizing HIV has little public health effect, is not supported by scientific knowledge of transmission risks, and may violate the Americans with Disabilities, states are still enforcing laws against people living with HIV.

Eve Hill

Brown Goldstein & Levy

Obamacare As Superstatute

7/28/17  //  Commentary

The Affordable Care Act has wrought a normative transformation in American views on healthcare and public policy

Abbe Gluck

Yale Law School

Waivers Are Dead, Long Live Waivers

7/27/17  //  Quick Reactions

The new skinny repeal bill contains an unwelcome surprise: a waiver provision that may provide a backdoor way for states to undo some of the ACA’s most significant protections.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

The Hypocrisy of the 'Skinny' Repeal

7/27/17  //  Commentary

The Republicans Themselves Said It Would be Disastrous

Abbe Gluck

Yale Law School

It’s Time To Take Responsibility, Senators

7/26/17  //  Commentary

This might well be Senators' final vote – they should act like it, and own the consequences.

Rachel Sachs

Washington University Law School

Due Process of Lawmaking and the Obamacare Repeal

7/25/17  //  Commentary

By Abbe Gluck: This is repeal for repeal’s sake. It’s not about policy. It’s all about politics. And of course, it’s also about human lives.

Take Care

Information Wars: The Final Frontier

7/25/17  //  Commentary

Elements of the Republican Party have proposed eliminating the Budget Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office.

Leah Litman

U.C. Irvine School of Law

Arbitration Can Obscure Safety Problems in Nursing Homes

7/24/17  //  Commentary

The Trump administration wants to allow nursing homes to require their residents to arbitrate any disputes. Will that reduce nursing home quality?

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

Note to President Trump: You Already Own It

7/20/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

President Trump owns any of the "Obamacare failure" he says will happen.

Michael C. Dorf

Cornell Law School

How to Destabilize Insurance Markets Without Really Trying

7/18/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

The health care sharing ministry amendment is just one example of a seemingly innocuous provision that could have significant effects overall. Senators should pay attention.

Rachel Sachs

Washington University Law School

Disability Advocates Challenge Medicaid Cuts

7/14/17  //  Commentary

Hundreds of people in wheelchairs, with walkers, and using ventilators protested in Senators’ offices and RNC offices across the country. Many traveled far from their homes, suffered blazing temperatures, and were denied access to bathrooms and elevators, to make their voices heard. And Senators and RNC staff refused to meet them, had them forcibly ejected, and called police to arrest them.

Eve Hill

Brown Goldstein & Levy

The Research on Malpractice and Nursing Homes

7/11/17  //  Commentary

The Trump administration wants to allow nursing homes to require their residents to arbitrate any disputes. Will that reduce nursing home quality?

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School

Nursing Homes, Mandatory Arbitration, and Administrative Law

7/5/17  //  Commentary

The Trump Administration has quietly retreated from (and sought to undo) an effort by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to push back on mandatory arbitration.

Nick Bagley

University of Michigan Law School