Skip to main content area Skip to main content area Skip to institutional navigation Skip to search Skip to section navigation

Allison K. Hoffman

Professor of Law

Allison Hoffman

Allison K. Hoffman, an expert on health care law and policy, is a Professor of Law at University of Pennsylvania Law School and a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics. In Spring 2019 she will be the Oscar M. Reubhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow and Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Continue reading…


  • Health Law
  • Health Care Policy
  • Health Care Regulation
  • Insurance Law
  • Bioethics
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Regulated Industries
  • Social Welfare Law and Policy
  • Torts


THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF U.S. HEALTH LAW (ed. with I. Glenn Cohen and William M. Sage, Oxford University Press 2017).
[Available Here]

Articles and Book Chapters

Discrimination Risks of Alzheimer's as Support for Social Insurance for Long-Term Care, 46 J. L. MED. & ETHICS 499 (2018).

The Ethics of Medicaid’s Work Requirements and other Personal Responsibility Policies, JAMA Viewpoint, May 7, 2018 (with H. Schmidt)

From the Technical to the Personal: Teaching and Learning Health Insurance Regulation and Reform, 61 ST. LOUIS U. L. J. 411 (2017) (with Whitney A. Brown and Lindsay Cutler).

What Health Reform Reveals About Health Law, in THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF U.S. HEALTH LAW (I. Glenn Cohen, Allison K. Hoffman, & William M. Sage, eds., Oxford 2017).

Reimagining the Risk of Long-Term Care, 16 YALE J. HEALTH POL'Y L. & ETHICS 147 (2016).

The Reverberating Risk of Long-Term Care, 15 YALE J. HEALTH POL'Y L. & ETHICS 57 (2015).

A Vision of an Emerging Right to Health Care in the U.S.: Expanding Health Care Equity through Legislative Reform, in THE RIGHT TO HEALTH AT THE PUBLIC/PRIVATE DIVIDE: A GLOBAL COMPARATIVE STUDY (ed. C. Flood & A. Gross, Cambridge 2014).

Health Care Spending and Financial Security after the Affordable Care Act, 92 N. C. L. REV. 1481 (2014)

An Optimist's Take on the Decline of Small-Employer Health Insurance, 98 IOWA L. REV. BULL. 113 (2013).

Retiree Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: A Study of Consumer Expectations and Policy Implications, 39 AM. J. L. & MED. 62 (2013) (with Howell Jackson).

Three Models of Health Insurance: The Conceptual Pluralism of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 159 U. PA. L. REV. 1873 (2011)

Oil and Water: Mixing Individual Mandates, Fragmented Markets, and Health Reform, 36 AM. J. L. & MED. 7 (2010)

The Need for a Reduced Workweek in the United States, in PRECARIOUS WORK, WOMEN, AND THE NEW ECONOMY: THE CHALLENGE TO LEGAL NORMS (ed. J. Fudge & R. Owens, Hart 2006) (with V. Schultz).

More publications can be found here.

Research Areas

  • Health Law and Policy
  • Financial Security
  • Insurance
  • Social Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Long-Term Care
  • Employee Benefits


  • Health Law
  • Health Law Reform
  • Torts

⇱ Return to Top