Author Archive for Alison Barnes

The Health Information Exchange Deadline

Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Category: Congress & Congressional Power, Federal Law & Legal System, Federalism, Health Care, Public, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | 1 Comment »

Friday’s deadline, November 16, calls for each state, including Wisconsin, to give the federal government a “blueprint” for a Health Information Exchange.  State exchanges compare the benefits and costs of ... Read more »

Health Care Access and Payment–November 2012

Sunday, November 4th, 2012
Category: Health Care, Public | No Comments »

A good question posed: What really happens to healthcare when the election dust settles? The continued implementation or the repeal of Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, is proposed as a ... Read more »

U.S. Healthcare Reform Has Just Begun

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Category: Health Care, Public | 3 Comments »

I wrote here last March 26 about the issues of the anticipated Supreme Court opinion on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Around the time the decision was announced, it seemed ... Read more »

People Who Have Shaped the Teaching Careers of Our Faculty—Part 5: Walter Weyrauch, Mentor and Friend

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
Category: Legal Education, Legal Scholarship, Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

The editors of this blog have asked a number of faculty members to write about those who have been influential in their understanding of the law. In this, the fifth ... Read more »

Affordable Care Act Issues at the Supreme Court, in Tweet Style

Monday, March 26th, 2012
Category: Health Care, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 3 Comments »

The Tweets: Monday/The Anti-Injunction Act - Pay taxes now, sue later, delays the decision. Decide about penalties now. Tuesday/Individual Mandate for Minimum Coverage - The mandate is too much or too little ... Read more »

A Non-terminal Man

Saturday, October 15th, 2011
Category: Health Care, Public, Wisconsin Law & Legal System | 1 Comment »

I was asked to talk about the law’s view of the case of Dan Crews, age 27, who wants to die as soon as possible. You may have read about ... Read more »

Is Prevention in Health Care Misguided?

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
Category: Health Care | No Comments »

Please, don’t throw tomatoes yet! Everybody knows that prevention in the twentieth century, particularly due to use of infectious disease vaccines and more recently some innovative invasive procedures, has changed ... Read more »

Priorities for the Next President: Health Care

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
Category: Health Care | No Comments »

I write as briefly as possible about health care plans from the presidential candidates. I would not imagine telling you what to think about this, but I hope to present ... Read more »