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Supreme Court upholds health reform law

The U.S. Supreme Court has released the highly anticipated decision regarding the issues raised by parties in two cases: Florida, et al. v. Department of Health and Human Services and National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. The Court held that the individual mandate is constitutional, and survives as a tax. The Medicaid expansion is also constitutional, but Congress’... Read More >


The George Washington University’s Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program is proud to announce a new online resource, Health Information and the Law (  This new website, developed with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is an online guide to federal and state laws governing access, use, release, and publication of health information.  We intend the... Read More >