Healthcare

China’s Administrative State Is Both a Blessing and a Curse

China’s Administrative State Is Both a Blessing and a Curse

China’s approach to regulatory law has both helped and hindered the government’s response to COVID-19.

The U.K. Races to Catch Up on COVID-19

The U.K. Races to Catch Up on COVID-19

The United Kingdom’s lockdown measures prompt questions of its legality.

Israel Pushes Its Emergency Powers to Their Limits

Israel Pushes Its Emergency Powers to Their Limits

Israel’s executives have authority to combat COVID-19, but they appear to be abusing their power.

Exporting the Italian Model to Fight COVID-19

Exporting the Italian Model to Fight COVID-19

Italy’s early missteps in responding to the coronavirus can teach the world lessons on responding to pandemics.

Reforming Regulation to Promote Medical Use of Psychedelic Drugs

Reforming Regulation to Promote Medical Use of Psychedelic Drugs

Expert argues for altering regulations on psychedelic drugs to treat mental illness and addiction.

How Regulators Can Increase Price Competition in Health Care

How Regulators Can Increase Price Competition in Health Care

Scholars urge regulators to help level the playing field in contracting between health plans and hospitals.

New Approach to Affordable Care Act Waivers Causes Controversy

New Approach to Affordable Care Act Waivers Causes Controversy

The Trump Administration encourages states to use “innovation waivers” to find new ways to lower costs.

How Regulation Can Improve Surgery

How Regulation Can Improve Surgery

Scholar argues that agencies should collect evidence on surgical procedures to help implement best practices.

Doctors or Devices?

Doctors or Devices?

Scholar weighs the possibility of regulating medical artificial intelligence like human professionals.

Curbing Prescription Opioid Abuse Through Insurance Regulation

Curbing Prescription Opioid Abuse Through Insurance Regulation

New study shows regulators have overlooked insurers in tackling the opioid epidemic.

When Public Health Abuses Public Funds

When Public Health Abuses Public Funds

The Supreme Court declines to resolve issue of whether state hospitals can be sued for false insurance claims.

Encouraging Customization and Courtroom Claims in Long-term Care

Encouraging Customization and Courtroom Claims in Long-term Care

Controversial rule promotes personal care and bars forced arbitration in long-term health care.