Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law. But it’s unclear what his plan would entail. We asked Wendy Parmet, a leading expert in public health law, to weigh in on what healthcare might look like under President Trump, who on Monday appointed an outspoken ‘Obamacare’ critic to be his secretary of health and human services.
Wendy Parmet, the Matthews Distinguished University Professor of Law, recently won the Jay Healey Health Law Teachers Award from the American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics in honor of her distinguished work as a health law jurist and educator.
President Obama on Wednesday nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Here, Northeastern faculty members Dan Urman and Wendy Parmet answer some important questions.
Public health law expert Wendy Parmet recently co-authored an article in the New England Journal of Medicine exploring the evolving landscape of vaccination policy. Here, she discusses what could come from a recently adopted law in California.
Matthews Distinguished Professor of Law Wendy Parmet discusses the implications of the court’s ruling on Thursday that federal subsidies can be offered to subscribers to President Obama’s healthcare law, regardless of whether the states in which they live have set up their own health insurance exchanges.
Northeastern University faculty from multiple disciplines bring their expertise to the Ebola crisis.
Law professor Wendy Parmet analyzes the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that some for-profit companies with religious objections can avoid paying for employees’ contraceptive care, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act.
This fall’s Open Classroom Series will focus on U.S. health care reform with a particular emphasis on patient safety, Obamacare, and obesity.
Faculty experts weigh in on this week’s highly anticipated Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage, voting rights, and affirmative action.
We asked three faculty experts to weigh in on Barack Obama’s election night victory and what we can expect from him going forward.
A day after the nation went to the polls, we’re talking to Northeastern faculty members about President Barack Obama’s electoral win over Republican Mitt Romney, despite an extremely close popular vote count. Check in throughout the day to see what experts from across the university are saying about what the results mean for the nation and the world.
A panel discussion among Northeastern professors examined the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the bulk of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
An amicus brief filed by Wendy Parmet, an associate dean in the School of Law, was cited to demonstrate that statewide reforms cannot fully solve health-care issues because of the market’s interstate nature.
A trio of Northeastern professors discussed the constitutional challenges and political implications of the Supreme Court’s health-care case.
Massachusetts’ highest court ruled the state cannot deny subsidized health care to legal immigrants, who were represented by law professor Wendy Parmet.
Law professor Wendy Parmet represents legal immigrants who were cut from the state’s health coverage in Supreme Judicial Court case
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler, of the District of Columbia, became the third federal judge to uphold the constitutionality of the new health-care law’s requirement that Americans purchase […]
For the second time in the Obama administration, a Supreme Court justice is stepping down. The president has named his solicitor general, Elena Kagan, to succeed John Paul Stevens on […]
Northeastern law professor Wendy Parmet assesses how a so-called right to health care would be translated into reality, and weighs in on the intensifying debate in Congress over universal—and less costly—health care.
Reforming the nation’s health-care system is a top legislative priority for President Obama. Over the past few years, Massachusetts has reformed its health-care system, requiring all state residents to carry […]
A team of three Northeastern law students were awarded second place at the 17th Annual National Health Law Moot Court competition in southern Illinois. It was the first time a […]