Presented by: David Orentlicher, MD, JD
1. Provide an analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act
2. Discuss the implications of the Court’s decision for future laws or regulations
3. Consider the impact of the Court’s decision on implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Indiana
Please Note that this video is for informational purposes only and is not for CE/CME credit.
David Orentlicher, MD, JD, is Samuel R. Rosen Professor and co-director of the Hall Center for Law and Health at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He also serves as an adjunct professor of medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. A graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard Medical School, Dr. Orentlicher previously served as director of the Division of Medical Ethics at the American Medical Association. While there, he helped develop many positions—on end-of-life decisions, organ transplantation, reproductive issues, and physicians’ conflicts of interest—that have been incorporated into federal and state law and cited by courts and government agencies in their decision-making. At the time, he held adjunct appointments at the University of Chicago Law School and Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Orentlicher published Matters of Life and Death with Princeton University Press, and he is co-author of the law school textbook Health Care Law and Ethics, now in its 8th edition. He also has written widely on critical issues in law and medicine, including health care reform, new reproductive technologies, and organ transplantation. Dr. Orentlicher served in the Indiana House of Representatives between 2002 and 2008. During his three terms, he authored legislation to promote job creation, protect children from abuse and neglect, and make health care coverage more affordable.
The Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics sponsors the Fairbanks Ethics Lecture Series as an educational outreach to physicians and staff of Indiana University Health hospitals and interested others in the central Indiana community.
For additional information about the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, please visit our website at fairbankscenter.org.