Innovation, Business & Law Colloquium:
Health Care Reform Act
91:642
Prof. David Orentlicher
University of Iowa College of Law

 

Readings for Sept. 23, 2010
Instructor - David Orentlicher
The Cost Problem 
        Peterson & Burton, US Health Care Spending, Congressional Research Service (2007)(Summary and pp. 55-60, the rest is optional
        Evans, et al., Comparative Efficiency of National Health Systems, 323 BMJ 307 (2001) 
        Gawande, Cost Conundrum, The New Yorker, June 1, 2009 
        Abelson, Weighing Medical Costs of End-of-Life Care, N.Y. Times, December 23, 2009 
        Urbina, In the Treatment of Diabetes, Success Often Does Not Pay, N.Y. Times, January 11, 2006  
        Hemenway, Physicians' Responses to Financial Incentives, 322 New Eng. J. Med. 1059 (1990) 
The Solution? 
       Orszag and Emanuel, 363 New Eng. J. Med. 601 (2010)
  Congressional Research Service, Medicare Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): Summary and Timeline (2010)(thru p. 17)
        CCH vol. 1, Section 1105 (pages 506-508) 
        CCH vol. 1, Sections 1305-1375, 1005 (pages 576-592, 481-484)  
        CCH vol. 1, Section 1380 (pages 592-593)
        CCH vol. 1, Sections 557, 743, 745 (pages 306-311, 393-398)  
  CCH vol. 1, Sections 705, 707, 709, 713, 725 and 749 (pages 359-363, 365-367, 370-371, 376-377 and 401-403) 
        Jost, The Independent Payment Advisory Board, 363 New Eng. J. Med. 103 (2010)  
        CCH vol. 1, Section 1385 (pages 593-601)  
  Gabel, et al., Taxing Cadillac Health Plans May Produce Chevy Results, 29(1) Health Affairs 1 (2010)(Introduction on pp. 1-2 and discussion, pp. 6-7)
     
Himmelstein & Woolhandler, The Regressivity of Taxing Employer-Paid Health Insurance, 361 New Eng. J. Med. e101 (2009)
       CCH vol. 1, Section 2205 (pages 968-975)
       Vladeck, Fixing Medicare's Physician Payment System, 362 New Eng. J. Med. 1955 (2010)  
       Sisko, et al., National Health Spending Projections, 29(10) Health Affairs 1 (2010)  
       Oberlander and White, Systemwide Cost Control, 361 New Eng. J. Med. 1131 (2009)
       Harris, British Balance Benefit vs. Cost of Latest Drugs, N.Y. Times, Dec. 3, 2008  
       Steinbrook, Saying No Isn't NICE, 359 New Eng. J. Med. 1977 (2008)  
       Buntin, et al., Consumer Directed Health Care, 25(6) Health Affairs w516 (2006)
  Singer, et al., Rationing Intensive Care, 309 New Eng. J. Med. 1155 (1983)(introduction, p. 1155 and discussion, pp. 1158-1160 
       Orentlicher, Rationing Health Care, 19(3) Annals of Health Law --- (2010) 
Legal Constraints on Cost Containment  
       Hall, Bobinski, and Orentlicher, Health Care Law and Ethics (2007), pp 132-146 (skip Walker v. Pierce)  
       Hall, Bobinski and Orentlicher, Health Care Law and Ethics, Chapter 5, pages 626-636
       Alexander v. Choate, 469 U.S. 287 (1985)