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The Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy, or HJHLP, is committed to providing a scholarly forum for the interdisciplinary exploration of the full range of issues in health law and policy.

We are dedicated to publishing the nation's preeminent journal devoted exclusively to health law and policy issues.

The Journal publishes a volume of professional and student-authored pieces each year. The Symposium focuses on emerging and important issues in health care law and policy. The volume also includes professional articles on a variety of topics, as well as student-written case notes and comments.

Prospective authors will find that the student editors of HJHLP are professional, knowledgeable, and sensitive to the need for timely publication. Many of the student editors are also health care professionals, holding degrees of M.D., M.P.H., R.N., and licensed professional counselors.

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Volume 15

2015 Symposium
The Future Health Care System

Richard S. Saver, Envisioning the Future Health Care System, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 1 (2015).

Mark Hall et al., How Insurers Are Competing Under the Affordable Care Act, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 17 (2015).

Jordan Paradise, REMS as a Competitive Tactic: Is Big Pharma Hijacking Drug Access and Patient Safety?, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 43 (2015).

Sonia M. Suter, Genomic Medicine - New Norms Regarding Genetic Information, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 83 (2015).

Katherine Van Tassel, Modernizing the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act to Harmonize With the Affordable Care Act to Improve Equality, Quality and Cost of Emergency Care, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 131 (2015).

Ani B. Satz, Fragmentation after Health Care Reform, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 173 (2015).

Notes & Comments

Ryan J. McGrew, Raising the Bar: Why the Anabolic Steroid Controls Acts Should Be Repealed and Replaced, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 233 (2015).

Kayleigh Smith, Free to Be Me: Incorporating Transgender Voices into the Development of Prison Policies, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 253 (2015).

Tracey Toll, Pharmaceutical Reverse Payment Settlement Agreements and a Proposal for Clarifying the Application of Antitrust Law Rule of Reason Analysis to These Agreements, 15 Hous. J. Health L. & Pol’y 281 (2015).

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March 16, 2016
UHLC Health Law Ranked #2

The University of Houston Law Center's Health Law program is now ranked #2 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report!

January 22, 2016
Volume 15 Published

HJHLP is proud to announce the publication of our latest volume, Volume 15! The new volume features articles from the HLPI Symposium on "The Future Health Care System", as well as student comments by Ryan McGrew, Kayleigh Smith, and Tracey Toll.

August 16, 2015
Welcome New Candidates!

HJHLP is pleased to welcome our newest candidate class! As the second-largest incoming class in journal history, the 24 new candidates bring outstanding credentials to the Journal. We are looking forward to a wonderful year!

Health Law & Policy Institute

We are proudly affiliated with the Health Law & Policy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center.  HLPI was established in 1978, and is widely regarded as one of the top health law programs in the country.

Institute professors aide our candidates with their topic selections, provide guidance when navigating through complex health codes and regulations, and help and support the editorial board in the management of the Journal.

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