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After GOP Bill’s Failure, Health-Law Lawsuit Takes Center Stage

Republicans could undo much of the Affordable Care Act by stepping up challenge to its insurance subsidies

A lawsuit by House Republicans seeks to stop government payments reimbursing insurers for subsidies that lower costs for about six million people who get insurance on the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges. 3,286 more words

In Major Defeat for Trump, Push to Repeal Health Law Fails

WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders, facing a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks, pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor Friday in a major defeat for President Trump on the first legislative showdown of his presidency. 1,417 more words

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Trump Warns House Republicans: Repeal Health Law or Lose Your Seats

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on recalcitrant Republicans to support a sweeping bill to overhaul the health care system, threatening wavering lawmakers in his party with political payback if they failed to get behind a measure that has become an early test of his negotiating power. 1,323 more words

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Voices in the Field: Professor Henriette Roscam Abbing

By Jacquelyn Veraldi and Prof. Brigit Toebes

Professor Henriette Roscam Abbing has a diverse and extensive background in the area of health law.  She currently serves as Chairperson of the European Association of Health Law, a Dutch not- 1,210 more words


On Competent, Ethical and Fair Legal Representation for Doctors?

By Michael Lawrence Langan MD

A Possible New Niche area for Lawyers



The attorney pool is currently over-served by those serving two clients and most of those outside simply do not know enough about the “physician health” legal issues related to doctors.

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Florida Proposed Amendment: Telemedicine Exams Not Allowed for Medical Marijuana Doctor Order

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A., LL.M., Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law

On December 8, 2016, The Florida Board of Medicine issued a proposed amendment to its telemedicine regulations to clarify that physicians cannot order medical cannabis or low-THC cannabis through telemedicine. 393 more words

Trump Concedes Health Law Overhaul Is ‘Unbelievably Complex’

WASHINGTON — President Trump, meeting with the nation’s governors, conceded Monday that he had not been aware of the complexities of health care policy-making: “I have to tell you, it’s an unbelievably complex subject. 1,200 more words

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