James G. Hodge Jr., Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, recently was quoted in an article in the Phoenix Business Journal about Arizona possibly opting out of the public option plan in a government-run healthcare system.
In the Nov. 6 article, "Foes push for state to opt out of health plan," by reporter Mike Sunnucks, Hodge said that, the more a public plan competes with private insurance companies, the more likely they are to take up that fight in conservative states such as Arizona.
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Through scholarly and applied work, Hodge delves into multiple areas of public health law, global health law, ethics, and human rights. He teaches Health Law, Ethics, and Policy, Public Health Law and Ethics, and Global Health Law and Policy at the College of Law.