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HEALTHCARE NEUTRAL BLOG

The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

Should Mandatory Arbitration Be Regulated?

     “Mandatory arbitration” provisions have come under harsh criticism in recent years. (Since all pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate are “mandatory,” it would be more precise to state that pre-dispute arbitration…

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NJ Bar Health Law Section Announces Programs For 2012-2013

     I am honored to serve as Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association\’s Health Law Section for the upcoming year. The Section includes 446 members of the Bar…

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My Favorite Analysis Of Justice Roberts’ Decision On The Affordable Care Act

I recommend that you read Jeff Goldsmith writing in The HealthCare Blog.  Be sure to watch the wrestling video.

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Why Not More Corporate ADR?

     A fundamental premise of the alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) movement is that when properly applied, ADR can resolve most disputes faster, cheaper and better than conventional litigation. I\’m convinced…

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AHLA ADR Service Adopts Code Of Ethics For Arbitrators In Commercial Disputes

     Today, the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”) Alternative Dispute Resolution Service (“ADR Service”) advised its roster of Dispute Resolvers that the Executive Committee of the AHLA has adopted The…

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Does Healthcare Reform Require Hospital v. Physician Power Struggle?

     Writing in John Goodman\’s Health Policy Blog, Larry Wedekind suggests that real healthcare reform will require physicians, not hospitals, to acquire control of our healthcare delivery system. His entire…

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