Cell-Based Meat: Meet the Future

Maria MartinezNov 19, 20224 min read
In recent years, plant-based meat products have gone from an option for a vegan diet to a popular dish, in fact one in every ten Americans say they do not eat meat. However, plant-based meat products are no longer the only alternative to traditional meat. Cell-based meat is a new […]

States Support Abortion in Midterm Elections

Margaret RiceNov 19, 20223 min read
Abortion has long been a contentious issue in American politics, but the debate has been revived, perhaps more than ever, since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, altering the landscape of abortion access across the nation. One major impact of the Dobbs decision was a distinct shift […]

Effects of Domestic Violence Mandatory Reporting in Health Care

Sarah AberNov 19, 20224 min read
While research and education regarding domestic violence and abuse continues to grow, domestic violence remains a prevalent issue accounting for roughly ten million victims per year in the United States. National statistics show that on average, twenty people per minute are victimized by domestic violence, with roughly one in four women […]

Shift to the Balance: Changes to Balance Billing Dispute Resolution Under the No Surprises Act

Veronica WalshNov 19, 20224 min read
The Final Rule for the No Surprises Act was released in August 2022, containing changes to the materials an independent dispute resolution (IDR) entity must consider in the IDR process. The No Surprises Act, a part of the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act, restricted healthcare providers from balance billing patients enrolled […]

NAEP, Literacy, and Health Outcomes: Why Health Law and Policy Leaders Must Focus on Literacy as a Vehicle for Patient Welfare and Decision-Making

Guy CheathamNov 19, 20224 min read
The National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) is the largest nationally representative and continuous assessment of what students throughout the United States know and can perform in specific subjects. NAEP is one of several tools guiding state and federal lawmakers as they draft legislation and craft strategies for educational improvement. […]