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Hodge quoted in 'Arizona Republic'
James G. Hodge Jr.
James G. Hodge Jr., ASU Lincoln Professor of Health Law and Ethics, was quoted in an article in T
he Arizona Republic
by staff writer Ken Alltucker on Thursday, Nov. 1.
The article, titled “Medicare is Polarizing Arizona's Senior Voters,” explores the mixed feelings of aging healthcare recipients toward Obama’s Affordable Care Act and Romney’s long-term plan to reform Medicare.
Hodge says the issue is important to both candidates, and could have a direct impact on the outcome of the presidential election.
According to Hodge, Romney’s plan would focus on bringing the private sector back into the delivery of health-care services. Obama hopes to cut back Medicare costs by $716 billion by removing subsidies to private insurance companies, a move that most hospital groups support.
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Hodge is a national expert on public health emergency legal and ethical preparedness and public health information privacy law and policy. His work on these and other topics has been cited in
The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today,
and numerous regional newspapers, social media sites and prestigious journals.