Nicole Huberfeld, JD
Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Health Law, Policy & Management
Center for Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights

JD, Seton Hall University




Nicole Huberfeld is Professor of Health Law, Ethics & Human Rights at the School of Public Health and Professor of Law at the School of Law. Her scholarship focuses the cross-section of health law and constitutional law with emphasis on health reform, federalism in health care (especially Medicaid), and the federal spending power. She authored the first new casebook on health care law in a generation, The Law of American Health Care, with Elizabeth Weeks of the University of Georgia School of Law, and Kevin Outterson, executive director of CARB-X and N. Neal Pike Scholar in Health and Disability Law at BU Law, now in its second edition. She also is coauthor of Public Health Law, 3d Ed. (with Mariner, Annas & Ulrich, 2019).

Huberfeld’s article, Federalizing Medicaid, was cited by the US Supreme Court in the first Affordable Care Act case, NFIB v. Sebelius. Her work also has been cited by the Delaware Supreme Court, federal district courts, and in briefs to the US Supreme Court. She published a major five-year study in Stanford Law Review tracking the federalism elements of the implementation of the ACA (with co-author Abbe Gluck, Professor of Law and Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School) and has published in national and international journals including Stanford Law Review, New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard Law & Policy Review, Boston College Law Review, Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law & Ethics, Boston University Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Health Affairs, and Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law. She has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including Congressional Quarterly, Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, Huffington Post, National Law Journal, Mother Jones, Law 360, Politico, Vice News, and Modern Healthcare.

In 2019, Huberfeld won the Excellence in Teaching Award (for teaching in the Core) at BU School of Public Health.

Prior to joining the BU faculty, Huberfeld taught courses on constitutional law, health care organizations and finance, bioethical issues in the law, and a health law and policy seminar at the University of Kentucky College of Law and was a Bioethics Associate at the College of Medicine. Huberfeld won the UK College of Law Duncan Teaching Award in 2008. Previously, she taught at Seton Hall University School of Law as well as created and directed the health care compliance certification program there. Huberfeld also practiced health law in New York and New Jersey before entering academia.

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  1. Miller EA, Huberfeld N, Jones DK. Pursuing Medicaid Block Grants with the Healthy Adult Opportunity Initiative: Dressing Up Old Ideas in New Clothes. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2020 Sep 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32955558
     
  2. Huberfeld N, Watson S, Barkoff A. Struggle for the Soul of Medicaid. J Law Med Ethics. 2020 Sep; 48(3):429-433. PMID: 33021181
     
  3. Jones DK, Gordon SH, Huberfeld N. Have the ACA's Exchanges Succeeded? It's Complicated. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2020 08 01; 45(4):661-676.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32186335
     
  4. Huberfeld N, Gordon SH, Jones DK. Federalism Complicates the Response to the COVID-19 Health and Economic Crisis: What Can Be Done? J Health Polit Policy Law. 2020 May 28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32464666
     
  5. Rachel Sachs, Nicole Huberfeld. The Problematic Law and Policy Of Medicaid Block Grants. Health Affairs Blog. 2019.
  6. Nicole Huberfeld. Texas v. U.S.: Another Day, Another Threat to the Affordable Care Act. American Constitution Society Blog. 2019. View Publication
  7. Huberfeld N. Epilogue: Health Care, Federalism, and Democratic Values. Am J Law Med. 2019 May; 45(2-3):247-252. PMID: 31722635
     
  8. Gluck AR, Huberfeld N. Health Care Federalism and Next Steps in Health Reform. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2019; 46(4):841.
  9. Huberfeld N. Harvard Law & Policy Review. Rural Health, Universality, and Legislative Targeting. 2019.
  10. Huberfeld N, Mariner W, Annas G, Ulrich M. Public Health Law, 3rd Edition. Carolina Academic Press. Durham, NC. 2019.
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Health Care Reform
Medicaid
Women's Health
Vulnerable Populations
Federalism
Federal Government
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