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  • Lucy Hodder is a Professor of Law at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law and the Director of Health Law and Policy programs for the law school, College of Health and Human Services, Institute for Health Policy and Practice. At the Law School, Lucy teaches health law, health policy and bioInnovation courses and supervises the Health Law and Policy Certificate program. Lucy focuses her research and technical assistance work with IHPP on health care systems reform, coverage and payment strategies, Medicaid policy and medical records privacy.

    Lucy most recently served as Legal Counsel and Senior Health Policy Adviser to New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan. Lucy is an experienced New Hampshire health care and regulatory attorney. Previously a shareholder in the firm of Rath, Young and Pignatelli, PC, and Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group, Lucy was awarded the Oustanding Service in Public Sector Law by the NH Bar Association in January 2021 and named Lawyer of the Year in 2012 for Health Care Law by her peer.

    A graduate of Princeton University and Georgetown University Law Center, Lucy clerked for Judge Martin L.C. Feldman, United States District Court, Louisiana, and then began her career as an attorney in the San Francisco firm of Brobeck, Phleger and Harrison, LLP.

    She moved to New Hampshire with her husband in 1993 and entered into public service as an Assistant Attorney General in the New Hampshire Department of Justice. In 1998, Lucy joined Rath, Young and Pignatelli, PC, serving clients in health care, regulatory and business matters for over 15 years, before agreeing to serve as Legal Counsel for New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan beginning in January 2013.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • New Hampshire Telehealth Alliance  awarded by NH Telehealth Alliance 2020 - 2022
  • Strategic and Regulatory Support SUD Perinatal Project  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2020 - 2022
  • Lifeline 9-8-8 State Planning Grant  awarded by HeadRest 2021 - 2022
  • 42 CFR Part II  awarded by Catholic Medical Center 2021
  • Maternal Mortality  awarded by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center 2020 - 2021
  • NH DOJ Dartmouth-CMC  awarded by NH Department of Justice (Attorney General) 2020 - 2021
  • Strategy and Regylatory Support SUD Perinatal Project  awarded by New Hampshire Charitable Foundation 2019 - 2020
  • Littleton Hospital Withdrawal from North Country Healthcare  awarded by NH Department of Justice (Attorney General) 2019 - 2020
  • Health Policy Response  awarded by Endowment for Health, Inc. 2018 - 2020
  • Parity Guide Update  awarded by New Futures Inc 2019 - 2020
  • JSI-CF SUD HUB TA  awarded by JSI Research & Training Institute Inc 2018 - 2019
  • M.O.M Grant Proposal Document  awarded by Health Strategies of NH Inc 2019
  • EFH: Legal Payment Reform  awarded by Endowment for Health, Inc. 2016 - 2018
  • Medicaid Expansion Policy  awarded by Health Strategies of NH Inc 2018
  • Medicaid Forum: Sponsor Funds 2  awarded by Health Strategies of NH Inc 2017 - 2018
  • Medicaid Forum Sponsor Funds 1  awarded by Health Strategies of NH Inc 2017 - 2018
  • 9-28-17 Work Session IDN 7  awarded by North Country Health Consortium 2017
  • EFH Medicaid Forum Project  awarded by Health Strategies of NH Inc 2017
  • New Futures - Parity Toolkit  awarded by New Futures Inc 2016 - 2017
  • Teaching Activities

  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2022
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2022
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2021
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2021
  • Independent Study Taught course 2021
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2020
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2020
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2019
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2019
  • Independent Study Taught course 2019
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2018
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2018
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2017
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2017
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2016
  • Health Law & Industry Reg Taught course 2016
  • Curr Issues Health Law& Policy Taught course 2015
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Lucy Hodder