Breaking news!! The House of Representative voted to repeal all of Obamacare – for the 33rd time. In a recurring political ritual, Republicans in the chamber denounced the law as a government takeover and said that all of it has to go. Then...
OK. I was wrong. I predicted the Supreme Court would strike down the mandate in the health reform law. But at least I was in good company. Few people expected the mandate to get a clean pass.
On Thursday June 28, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care initiative, the Affordable Care Act. Whichever way the ruling goes, our expert, Robert I. Field, Ph.D., J.D., M.P.H., will...
One percent represents the tiny portion of the population that is likely to actually bear the burden of the mandate to obtain health insurance contained in Obama’s health reform law.
Big business could be the biggest loser if the Supreme Court overturns Obamacare. To be more precise, one business in particular faces an enormous risk – the insurance industry.
Obama’s plan is modeled on the Massachusetts law signed by then Governor Mitt Romney in 2006. When the state implemented that plan, it led the country in attacking the problem of uninsurance. Massachusetts stands on the verge of leading again...
Who first came up with the idea of forcing Americans to have health insurance? It certainly wasn’t Obama.
No one seems to really understand Obamacare, not even the Supreme Court.
The Obama health care plan allocated $250 million in additional funds to fraud control over the next decade, money that could be in danger if the Supreme Court strikes down the law.
Contrary to what opponents of the law often claim, the individual mandate is not the core of health reform. The real question is whether the justices will throw out the rest of the law if the mandate goes.
It's a good time to take stock: The more than 3-1/2 million seniors who pay less for prescription drugs under Medicare. And the more than 32-1/2 million people who have received free preventive services.
New Hampshire wants to go further than some other states in turning its back on federally mandated insurance exchange. Not content to merely passively object, the Granite State has a bill prohibiting any action - even time - being spent on such...
When is health insurance not really health insurance? It is when your insurance company or employer can refuse to cover anything it feels like. And that was the danger in Sen. Roy Blunt's rejected amentment on the matter.
The stakes for health reform keep rising. Remember when opponents warned that it could lead to the mandated purchase of broccoli? Now some say it would let Congress require that everyone buy a car.