Articles by Olivia Smith
About Olivia Smith (4 Articles)
Olivia Smith is a third-year law student at Campbell University School of Law and serves as an Associate Editor for the Campbell Law Observer. Originally from Salisbury, NC, Olivia received her undergraduate degree from Furman University, majoring in Accounting, and minoring in Spanish. Prior to law school, Olivia worked for a tax accounting firm in Greenville, South Carolina. Her passion for healthcare law emerged from her experience working in Compliance at a large health system in South Carolina. Olivia currently serves as the Secretary for the Campbell Law Federal Bar Association and is a member of the Campbell Health Law Association. This summer, she will intern at Anders Newton, LLC. in Raleigh, North Carolina. Olivia’s professional interests include healthcare policy, healthcare regulatory law, tax law, and ERISA.
As COVID-19 began to sweep the nation in the Spring of 2020, many state governments began taking measures to protect the nation’s health care workforce during such unprecedented times. Among these measures were actions taken by state officials from both the executive and legislative branches that ...[Continue Reading]
North Carolina’s Medicaid program provides healthcare for 2.2 million low-income seniors, disabled persons, children, and their families. The state Medicaid program costs over $14 billion annually, with the federal government contributing $2 for every $1 paid by the state. Currently, the ...[Continue Reading]
With e-cigarette use among youth rising to epidemic levels, Juul and other e-cigarette companies are facing greater scrutiny, more attention from regulatory agencies, and private litigation. On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law an amendment to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic ...[Continue Reading]
Nearly a decade following the passage of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the American health care delivery system continues to face many of the same problems that the “Obamacare” reforms sought to address. Prior to the ACA, 50 million Americans were without health ...[Continue Reading]