Last December’s tax law eliminated the tax penalty associated with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) individual shared responsibility penalty (or individual mandate). Although the mandate still exists in the ACA, the financial penalty associated with not purchasing affordable insurance has been eliminated.
Blog: Will the Courts Do What Congress Did Not? Unpacking the Latest Assault on the Affordable Care Act
Last year the legislative effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed, and it seemed that the ACA’s most important protection – non-discriminatory access to health insurance for people with pre-existing health conditions – was saved. Now Americans once again are facing an existential threat to this most basic guarantee. The cause: a lawsuit filed in February, 2018, by 20 states to overturn the ACA in its entirety as an unconstitutional act
Blog: The Social Mission of Medical Education – A Reflection
This is a slightly edited version of the commencement address that Fitzhugh Mullan gave at the Yale School of Medicine on May 21, 2018.
Blog: A Business Model for Precision Medicine and Big Data
I am a featured speaker at the upcoming Precision Medicine Summit being put on in Washington, DC, by the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) on May 17 and 18. My talk is titled A Business Model for Precision Medicine and Big Data, and you can learn more about when and where here.