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David Hyman

Professor of Law

B.A., J.D., M.D., University of Chicago

David A. Hyman, MD, JD, focuses his research and writing on the regulation and financing of health care. He teaches or has taught health care...

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David A. Hyman, MD, JD, 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.

Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • David A. Hyman, Mohammad Hossein Rahmati, Bernard S. Black & Charles Silver, Case Screening, Defendant Selection, and Case and Claim Level Success Rates in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Evidence from Illinois, (working paper).    [SSRN]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • David A. Hyman, Lawrence O. Gostin & Peter D. Jacobson, The Affordable Care Act: Moving Forward in the Coming Years, 317 JAMA 19-20 (2017).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • David A. Hyman & William M. Sage, Antitrust as Disruptive Innovation in Health Care: Can Limiting State Action Immunity Help Save a Trillion Dollars?, 48 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 723-755 (2017).    [W]
  • David A. Hyman, David Franklyn, Calla Yee & Mohammad Rahmati, Going Native: Can Consumers Recognize Native Advertising? Does It Matter?, 19 Yale J.L. & Tech. 77-112 (2017).    [W] [WWW]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • David A. Hyman & Charles Silver, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It: Why Medical Malpractice Reform Can’t Fix Healthcare, in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law 556-584 (I. Glenn Cohen, Allison K. Hoffman & William M. Sage eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2017).    [BOOK]
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All Scholarship 2013 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • David A. Hyman, Mohammad Hossein Rahmati, Bernard S. Black & Charles Silver, Case Screening, Defendant Selection, and Case and Claim Level Success Rates in Medical Malpractice Litigation: Evidence from Illinois, (working paper).    [SSRN]

Books

  • David A. Hyman, Ronen Avraham & Charles M. Silver, Economics of Health Law (Northampton, Mass.: Edward Elgar 2016).    [BOOK]
  • David A. Hyman, Lawrence O. Gostin, Peter D. Jacobson & David M. Studdert, Law and the Health System (St. Paul, Minn.: Foundation Press 2014).    [BOOK]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • David A. Hyman, Lawrence O. Gostin & Peter D. Jacobson, The Affordable Care Act: Moving Forward in the Coming Years, 317 JAMA 19-20 (2017).    [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • David A. Hyman & William M. Sage, Antitrust as Disruptive Innovation in Health Care: Can Limiting State Action Immunity Help Save a Trillion Dollars?, 48 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 723-755 (2017).    [W]
  • David A. Hyman, David Franklyn, Calla Yee & Mohammad Rahmati, Going Native: Can Consumers Recognize Native Advertising? Does It Matter?, 19 Yale J.L. & Tech. 77-112 (2017).    [W] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Health Care Competition Law in the Shadow of State Action: Minimizing MACs, 48 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 757-785 (2017).    [W]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Consume or Invest: What Do/Should Agency Leaders Maximize?, 91 Wash. L. Rev. 295-324 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman, Myungho Paik & Bernard S. Black, Damage Caps and the Labor Supply of Physicians: Evidence from the Third Reform Wave, 18 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 463-505 (2016).    [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman, Mohammad Rahmati, Bernard Black & Charles Silver, Insurance Crisis or Liability Crisis? Medical Malpractice Claiming in Illinois, 1980–2010, 13 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 183-204 (2016).    [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Regulatory Leveraging: Problem or Solution?, 23 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 1163-1186 (2016).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Can't Anyone Here Play This Game? Judging the FTC's Critics, 83 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1948-1978 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Hyman, Charles Silver, Bernard Black & Myungho Paik, Does Tort Reform Affect Physician Supply? Evidence from Texas, 42 Int'l Rev. L. & Econ. 203-218 (2015).    [W] [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman, Bernard Black & Charles Silver, The Economics of Plaintiff-Side Personal Injury Practice, 2015 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1563-1603.    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman, Charles Silver, Bernard S. Black & Myungho Paik, Policy Limits, Payouts, and Blood Money: Medical Malpractice Settlements in the Shadow of Insurance, 5 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 559-586 (2015).    [HEIN] [W]
  • David A. Hyman, Constitutional Prognostication: Does Anybody Know Anything?, 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1279-1292.    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman, Cheryl L. Damberg & Julie France, Do Public Reports of Provider Performance Make Their Data and Methods Available and Accessible?, 71 Med. Care Res. & Rev. Supp. 81S-96S (2014).   
  • David A. Hyman & Charles Silver, Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: Justice-Talk and the Future of Medical Malpractice Litigation, 63 DePaul L. Rev. 547-559 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman & William M. Sage, Let’s Make A Deal: Trading Malpractice Reform For Health Reform, 33 Health Aff. 53-58 (2014).   
  • David A. Hyman & Shirley Svorny, Response, If Professions are Just “Cartels by Another Name,” What Should We Do About It?, 163 U. Pa. L. Rev. Online 101-121 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & David J. Franklyn, Trademarks as Search-Engine Keywords: Who, What, When?, 92 Tex. L. Rev. 2117-2147 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & William M. Sage, We Have Strict Statutes and Most Biting Laws—Reply, 174 JAMA Internal Med. 1203 (2014).   
  • David A. Hyman, Why Did Law Professors Misunderestimate the Lawsuits against PPACA, 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. 805-838.    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Why Who Does What Matters: Governmental Design and Agency Performance, 82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1446-1516 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Competition Agencies with Complex Policy Portfolios: Divide or Conquer?, 2013 Concurrences 9-36 (reprinted in Competition Law on the Global Stage: David Gerber's Global Competition Law in Perspective 33-84 (Nicolas Charbit & Elisa Ramundo eds., New York: Institute of Competition Law 2014)).    [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Institutional Design, Agency Life Cycle, and the Goals of Competition Law, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 2163-2174 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]
  • David A. Hyman & William M. Sage, Medical Malpractice in the Outpatient Setting: Through a Glass, Darkly, 173 JAMA Internal Med. 2069-2070 (2013).   
  • David A. Hyman, Maryanne McGuckin, John Govednik & Bernard Black, Public Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections: Epidemiologists' Perspectives, 34 Infection Control & Hosp. Epidemiology 1201-1203 (2013).   
  • David A. Hyman & David J. Franklyn, Trademarks as Search Engine Keywords: Much Ado About Something, 26 Harv. J.L. & Tech. 481-543 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • David A. Hyman & Charles Silver, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It: Why Medical Malpractice Reform Can’t Fix Healthcare, in The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law 556-584 (I. Glenn Cohen, Allison K. Hoffman & William M. Sage eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2017).    [BOOK]
  • David A. Hyman & Thomas S. Ulen, What Can PPACA Teach Us About Behavioral Law & Economics?, in Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics 59-71 (I. Glenn Cohen, Holly Fernandez Lynch & Christopher T. Robertson eds., Balt., Md.: Johns Hopkins University 2016).    [BOOK]
  • David A. Hyman & William E. Kovacic, Competition Agencies with Complex Policy Portfolios: Divide or Conquer?, in Competition Law on the Global Stage: David Gerber's Global Competition Law in Perspective 33-84 (Nicolas Charbit & Elisa Ramundo eds., New York: Institute of Competition Law 2014).    [BOOK]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

  • David A. Hyman & David J. Franklyn, Search Bias and the Limits of Antitrust: An Empirical Perspective on Remedies, 55 Jurimetrics J. 339-380 (2015).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
  • David A. Hyman & Bernard Black, Public Reporting of Hospital Infection Rates: Not All Change Is Progress, 53 Jurimetrics J. 327-340 (2013).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN]
Recent scholarship

In the News

"Why It’s Hard To Punish ‘Bad Samaritans," by the HuffPost, September 19, 2017, quoting Professor David Hyman.

"Drowning response was reprehensible, but is it a crime?," coverage by The Des Moines Register (Iowa), July 28, 2017, quoting Professor David Hyman.

"Obamacare wounds doctor-owned hospitals," coverage in the Washington Examiner (DC), July 10, 2017, quoting Professor David Hyman.

"Fixing How FDA Regulates Diagnostic Lab Tests," an opinion piece by Professor David Hyman, in the Investor's Business Daily, June 21, 2017.

"Capitalizing on Billion-Dollar Deals for the Public Interest," coverage by The Regulatory Review, June 12, 2017, featuring a paper authoried by George Washington Professor William E. Kovacic and Georgetown University Law Professor David A. Hyman.

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All News

"Why It’s Hard To Punish ‘Bad Samaritans," by the HuffPost, September 19, 2017, quoting Professor David Hyman.

"Drowning response was reprehensible, but is it a crime?," coverage by The Des Moines Register (Iowa), July 28, 2017, quoting Professor David Hyman.

"Obamacare wounds doctor-owned hospitals," coverage in the Washington Examiner (DC), July 10, 2017, quoting Professor David Hyman.

"Fixing How FDA Regulates Diagnostic Lab Tests," an opinion piece by Professor David Hyman, in the Investor's Business Daily, June 21, 2017.

"Capitalizing on Billion-Dollar Deals for the Public Interest," coverage by The Regulatory Review, June 12, 2017, featuring a paper authoried by George Washington Professor William E. Kovacic and Georgetown University Law Professor David A. Hyman.

“The Affordable Care Act-Moving Forward in the Coming Years “, coverage in The JAMA Network, on November 28, 2016 featuring Professor Lawrence O. Gostin and Professor David A. Hyman

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