Posts Tagged ‘health care’

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The decision on what kind of law to specialize is likely causing a great deal of stress to those students on the verge of entering law school. While the majority will decide to be the kinds of lawyers that work on standard law specialties like construction or will and trusts, others will choose to take a bit braver route. These kinds of lawyers – those who choose to take part in newer and innovative fields – are the kinds of lawyers that are the ones will become leaders as they advance in their fields. What kind of fields offers countless opportunities to set precedence and assist in changing the way we function? Fields like health care, energy solutions, and insurance offer this and so much more.

Emerging Kinds of Lawyers: Insurance

With the law changing so rapidly, countless new kinds of law are coming into existence and evolving so much, that most law firms can’t keep up.

A recent article in The Washington Post highlighted one law firm that is able to though. DC law firm Arent Fox has successfully positioned itself as a leader in the insurance market by expanding their insurance and reinsurance unit in New York. (more…)

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Approximately 46 million people are uninsured in the United States and are greatly in need of affordable comprehensive medical care. The new health bill that was passed into legislation by the Obama Administration in March of 2010 is the most far-reaching health regulation since the creation of Medicare and Medicaid. Of the 46 million who are uninsured in the United States, five groups could benefit the most from affordable health insurance. By 2019, the new health bill aims to expand health insurance to these five groups of Americans and to nearly 32 million people.

Five Groups of Americans who could Benefit the Most from Affordable Comprehensive Medical Care

  1. 1. Age group: 18-24 – Americans, ages 18-24, are the age group that is the most uninsured and would benefit the most from affordable health insurance. Under Obama’s new health bill, this age group will now be allowed to stay on their parents’ policies until they turn 26. (more…)