This week, we celebrate five years of progress since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare or the ACA, was signed into law. Beyond the headlines and politics, the law is changing America. Every day, we are moving closer to a country where we choose to take care of those who are sick no matter who they are. Show More Summary
Obamacare, as the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act is widely known, took effect on March 23, 2010, which — though the new and complex law was phased in over several years — means that the wide-ranging health care legislation celebrates its fifth birthday on Monday of this week. Show More Summary
President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law five years ago Monday, an anniversary that congressional Republicans will soon observe with another symbolic vote to repeal it. The general public isn't as eager to do away with the law, widely known as Obamacare,...
Michael F. Cannon This week, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, one of four legal challenges to an IRS regulation that purports to implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, but in fact vastly expands the IRS’s powers beyond the limits imposed by the Act. Show More Summary
Obamacare is not hurting businesses as conservatives would like to believe. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — otherwise known as Obamacare — is putting such a small dent in the profits of U.S. companies that many refer to its impact as “not material” or “not significant,” according to a Bloomberg review of conference-call [...]
The number one, all-time favorite refrain of Republicans against Obamacare is that it's such a huge burden on the nation's employers that it's a "job killer." The nation's employers don't see it that way. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—otherwise known as Obamacare—is putting such a small dent in the profits of U.S. Show More Summary
There have been more than 47 significant changes made to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act according to the Galen Institute. At least 28 that President Obama has made unilaterally. Congress has passed and the president has signed 17 … Continue reading ?
Michael F. Cannon The plaintiffs in King v. Burwell claim the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act only offers premium subsidies, as the statute says, “through an Exchange established by the State.” Members of Congress who voted for the PPACA – most recently Sen. Show More Summary
The official name of the politically volatile health care reform law is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. That's usually shortened to the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. And it's popularly known as Obamacare. That nickname came from opponents of the president's first-term legislative landmark. Show More Summary
“The US healthcare system is in the midst of a large-scale transformation. With mandates from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare) and other pressures, the industry is facing demographic, regulatory and financial challenges. It is under pressure to reduce costs, find better ways to keep patients healthy, and treat illnesses more […]
by Karolyn Roberts Tuesday marked a milestone for the 114th Congress. The House voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law in March 2010. That’s not newsworthy by itself. But did you know it was the 56th time they have done that? If you look at the House schedule [...]
Republicans in the House of Representatives voted again, today, to repeal the unpopular Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act also known as Obamacare. Sure, they’ve done that multiple times, but this was the first vote to come with both the House and Senate under conservative control. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued a statement upon […]
We expect the human capital management company to have grown on the improving employment conditions in the U.S., business bookings from the previous quarter and purchases of solutions for compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Obamacare (a/k/a The Patient Protection and “Affordable” Care Act), was passed during the Christmas season of 2010 in the dead of night ‘to find out what’s in it’ This progressive panacea pitched as a means to supposedly insure the then-projected… Continue reading ?
We previously discussed the gross negligence exhibited in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) rollout and how there appeared little accountability for such failures even when they cost hundreds of millions.(For a column, click here). Now it turns out that, after costing the country a fortune due to this shoddy work, the […]
Heath care professionals all over the country are being told to accept a flu shot, wear a mask or lose their jobs. These mandates are purportedly in the name of patient safety. However, this isn’t as easy of a decision as it would appear to most. Show More Summary
Michael F. Cannon Vox’s Sarah Kliff reports that Harvard University’s Theda Skocpol has produced a study purporting to show Congress intended for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to authorize health-insurance subsidies...Show More Summary
Michael F. Cannon Tomorrow, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives will vote on a measure that would alter the definition of full-time work, for purposes of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate, from 30 hours per week to 40 hours per week. Show More Summary
Obamacare, ie, The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, is one of those notions that Liberals will defend to the death. Well, someone else’s death. Because they think Ocare is
Since the federal health insurance exchange opened in November for people to enroll in 2015 plans, nearly 1 million Americans have signed up for coverage. One of the most laudable goals of the Affordable Care Act is to end discrimination against people with chronic diseases and disabilities that has long plagued our health care system. Show More Summary