David A. Hyman

Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Health Law & Policy

Georgetown University

David A. Hyman

Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Health Law & Policy

Georgetown University

David A. Hyman, M.D., J.D., is the Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Health Law & Policy at Georgetown University. Professor Hyman focuses his research and writing on the regulation and financing of health care. He teaches or has taught health care regulation, civil procedure, insurance, medical malpractice, law & economics, professional responsibility, and tax policy.

While serving as Special Counsel to the Federal Trade Commission, Professor Hyman was principal author and project leader for the first joint report ever issued by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, “Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition” (2004). He is also the author of Medicare Meets Mephistopheles, which was selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce/National Chamber Foundation as one of the top ten books of 2007, and the co-author (with Charles Silver) of Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for Health Care (2018). He has published widely in student-edited law reviews and peer-reviewed medical, health policy, law, and economics journals.

Contributions

Deep Dive Episode 173 – The State of Healthcare Policy: from COVID-19 to Medicare for All

April 28, 2021

Professors Gregg Bloche, Larry Gostin, David Hyman, and Timothy Westmoreland discuss the current state of healthcare policy in the United States.

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The State of Healthcare Policy: from COVID-19 to Medicare for All

April 26, 2021

Professors Gregg Bloche, Larry Gostin, David Hyman, and Timothy Westmoreland discuss the current state of healthcare policy in the United States.

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Deep Dive Episode 156 – Incentivizing Drug Development: Patents or Prizes?

January 21, 2021

In this live podcast, experts debate which legal rules and institutions are best-suited to promote the development and commercialization of new drugs and vaccines.

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Deep Dive Episode 98 – Regulatory Reforms and the COVID Pandemic

March 30, 2020

In this episode, David Hyman, Roger Klein, and Shoshana Weissmann discuss potential regulatory reforms that could allow governments and private actors to be more responsive to public health threats.

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