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The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University is the premier center for health law, scholarship, and policy. The essential vision for the O’Neill Institute rests upon the proposition that the law has been, and will remain, a fundamental tool for solving critical health problems in our global, national, and local communities.
Legal Solutions in Health Reform
In collaboration with the Harrison Institute at Georgetown Law. Sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Federal lawmakers, with the support of President Obama, are currently working on legislation to address problems related to access to and affordability of health care. In the ongoing, high-stakes debates on health reform, a predictable set of complex issues have been raised. It is critical that advocates of reform strategies have anticipated these issues in order to decrease the likelihood that legally resolvable questions become barriers to substantive health reform.
In an effort to frame and study such legal challenges and solutions, the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law with the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have crafted the Legal Solutions in Health Reform