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Health Care Exchanges: How The Government Can Use Market Forces To Fix The Health Care System, Bracken H. Longhurst Jun 2012

Health Care Exchanges: How The Government Can Use Market Forces To Fix The Health Care System, Bracken H. Longhurst

Nevada Law Journal

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Further Support For Mental Health Parity Law And Mandatory Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder Benefits, Stacey A. Tovino Jan 2012

Further Support For Mental Health Parity Law And Mandatory Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder Benefits, Stacey A. Tovino

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In this Article, I provide additional support for my recent proposal* to extend federal mental health parity law and mandatory mental health and substance use disorder benefits to all public healthcare program beneficiaries and private health plan members. I begin by examining health-related doctrine outside the context of mental health insurance law, including disability discrimination law, civil rights and human rights law, health information confidentiality law, healthcare reform law, and child and adult health and welfare law, and I find that not one of these laws provides inferior legal protections or benefits for individuals with mental illness. I also analyze ...


Insights From A National Conference: "Conflicts Of Interest In The Practice Of Medicine", David Orentlicher Jan 2012

Insights From A National Conference: "Conflicts Of Interest In The Practice Of Medicine", David Orentlicher

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No abstract provided.


A Proposal For Comprehensive And Specific Essential Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder Benefits, Stacey A. Tovino Jan 2012

A Proposal For Comprehensive And Specific Essential Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder Benefits, Stacey A. Tovino

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This Article analyzes the initial efforts of the Federal Department of Health and Human Services to implement the essential mental health and substance use disorder services benefit required by section 1302(b)(1)(E) of the Affordable Care Act and proposes the adoption of a comprehensive and specific essential mental health and substance use disorder benefit set. At a minimum, the benefit set should cover medically necessary and evidence-based inpatient and outpatient mental healthcare services, inpatient substance abuse detoxification services, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse rehabilitation services, emergency mental healthcare services, prescription drugs for mental health conditions, participation in psychiatric ...


All Illnesses Are (Not) Created Equal: Reforming Federal Mental Health Insurance Law, Stacey A. Tovino Jan 2012

All Illnesses Are (Not) Created Equal: Reforming Federal Mental Health Insurance Law, Stacey A. Tovino

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This Article is the second, and most important, installment in a three-part series that presents a comprehensive challenge to lingering legal distinctions between physical and mental illness. The basic impetus for this historical, medical, and legal project is a belief that there exists no rational or consistent method of distinguishing physical and mental illness in the context of health insurance law. The first installment in this series narrowly inquired as to whether a particular set of disorders, the postpartum mood disorders, are or should be classified as physical or mental illnesses in a range of health law contexts.* This second ...


Rights To Health Care In The United States: Inherently Unstable, David Orentlicher Jan 2012

Rights To Health Care In The United States: Inherently Unstable, David Orentlicher

Scholarly Works

No abstract provided.


Toward Acceptance Of Uterus Transplants, David Orentlicher Jan 2012

Toward Acceptance Of Uterus Transplants, David Orentlicher

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No abstract provided.