Prof. Jost on SHOP

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article,Employers and the Exchanges Under the Small Business Health Options Program: Examining the Potential and the Pitfalls, 31 Health Affairs 267 (2012), published in the Health Affairs Journal. The article discusses the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), which was created as … Continue reading Prof. Jost on SHOP

Prof. Jost on Medicaid

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article, Is Medicaid Constitutional? posted on the New England Journal of Medicine's Perspective Blog. The article discusses the expansion of Medicaid by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Under the ACA, Medicaid coverage was brought to cover all adults under 65 who have … Continue reading Prof. Jost on Medicaid

Faculty Enclave

Every year, the faculty at W&L Law convene to share current scholarship and provide feedback to one another. Last week, seven faculty presented their papers and invited discussions, criticism, and suggestions for improvement. The presenters were as follows: Josh Fairfield: "Virtual Currency: How to Print Money for Fun and Profit" Aaron Haas: "The Marginalization of Religious … Continue reading Faculty Enclave

Prof. Jost on the 4th Circuit

Professor Timothy S. Jost blogged a few days ago on the popular health policy blog, Health Affairs, about the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit's ruling on two cases, Virginia ex rel. Cuccinelli v. Sebelius and Liberty University Inc. v. Geithner, finding a lack of standing for the plaintiffs and dismissing the cases on jurisdictional … Continue reading Prof. Jost on the 4th Circuit

Prof. Jost on ACA Loopholes

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article, Loopholes in the Affordable Care Act: Regulatory Gaps and Border Crossing Techniques and How to Address Them, published in the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy. In the article, Professor Jost discusses the comprehensive regulation found in the … Continue reading Prof. Jost on ACA Loopholes

Prof. Jost on the ACA

Professor Timothy S. Jost, the Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, recently had his article, The Real Constitutional Problem with the Affordable Care Act, 36 J. Health Pol. Pol'y & L. 501 (2011), in Duke's Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law. The short article discusses constitutional issues raised by the Medicare cost control mechanisms found in the … Continue reading Prof. Jost on the ACA