Thursday, September 27, 2012
I had a rather unusual major in college. I earned a bachelor’s degree in peace and global studies. I still remember my dad, who retired from the police force the same year I graduated, shaking his head and asking, “But what will you do with a degree in peace studies?”
Monday, September 24, 2012
In a prior blog, I discussed the issues created when young adults up to age 26 take advantage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision that allows them to remain on their parents’ health insurance plans.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Network recently responded to a request for technical assistance relating to a famous (or infamous) legal case regarding medical malpractice and Good Samaritan Laws that continues to capture the attention of medical professionals.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) case left most of the law intact, including the centerpiece provisions that require individuals to have adequate health insurance coverage and for health insurance companies to abandon pre-existing condition exclusions and lifetime caps on coverage.
Friday, September 14, 2012
True confessions: I am not from the South, I am not a lawyer, or even a wannabe. So why am I planning to attend the 2012 Public Health Law Conference: Practical Approaches to Critical Challenges? Let me count the ways.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Here’s a number to ponder: 39,864. That might be a big number, depending on what you’re counting. I wouldn’t mind having $39,864 in my savings account or 39,864 extra minutes in a year.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Yes, I served cantaloupe at my dinner party last night. Yes, I read the latest in food safety news. Cantaloupe has received a lot of bad press lately.