Five years after the Supreme Court blocked most personal-injury lawsuits against makers of generic drugs, a rule designed to strengthen patient protections have stalled, leaving what consumer groups warn is a safety gap for millions of users. After several delays, the Food and Drug Administration...
Why Washington State Should Have Licensed Many More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue L ast week, I wrote about how the new medical marijuana system created under the Cannabis Patient Protection Act (SB 5052) shut out many of Washington State's medical marijuana dispensaries. Show More Summary
BENDING THE COST CURVE: $10,345 per person: U.S. health care spending reaches new peak. That figure would be far lower if the obstructionist GOP Congress had passed the Obama Administration’s proposed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Remember that truly asinine exercise in socialist idiocy healthcare “innovation” called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – AKA “ObamaCare”? Remember how it was supposed to use “nonprofit healthcare cooperatives” as an integral part of its design? Well, as I’ve written before here those cooperatives haven’t exactly been doing that well. As of […]
How Washington State Screwed Over Its Medical Marijuana Dispensaries by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue O n July 1, when the Cannabis Patient Protection Act (SB 5052) took effect, all dispensaries without an I-502 license were forced to shut down, sending many of the state's medical marijuana patients into a panic. Show More Summary
In 2010, Congress enacted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The goals of the Act were to increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance and to decrease the cost of health care. No republicans voted for the bill. Show More Summary
Submitted by Melissa Quinn via TheDailySignal.com, Six years ago, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. Since then, Americans have seen their premiums increase, a dozen nonprofit insurers...Show More Summary
In 2012 Chief Justice John Roberts led the U.S. Supreme Court in upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. "It is not our job," Roberts wrote in National Federation of Independent Business v.Show More Summary
Well, we have some more news about that Plainly Pathetic Abominable Collection of Asininity Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, AKA “ObamaCare”. And as is usual, the news isn’t all that good for the US taxpayer. First, here’s an Item I apparently overlooked previously. Remember those “non-profit cooperatives” that were supposed to provide much of […]
By ANISH KOKA, MD Accountable care organizations (ACO’s) promise to save us. Dreamed up by Dartmouth’s Eliot Fisher in 2006, and signed into law as a part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) in 2010, we have been sold on the idea that this particular incarnation of the HMO/Managed Care will save the
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, March 22: ——— On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in yet another challenge to the implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Although the legal issues are...
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in yet another challenge to the implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Although the legal issues are complex, the case of Zubik vs. Burwell can be summed up in an old saying: “No good...
Well, that Patently Pathethic, Asininly Puerile Abomination law called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA – AKA “ObamaCare” – is in the news again. And as usual, it’s not in the news in any good way. Essentially, it’s a huge fraud magnet. We already knew that, and I’ve written about that before. […]
Bernie Sanders doesn’t have a super PAC. At least not in the sense implied by Politico’s Kenneth Vogel, who referred to National Nurses United for Patient Protection as the “super PAC backing anti-super PAC crusader Bernie Sanders.” The thinly veiled charge of hypocrisy is dead wrong....
Remember that law called the Piss-Poor and Amazingly Convoluted Abomination Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – AKA ObamaCare? The 1,000+ page law where, as SanFranNan put it, “we (Congress) have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it”? Well, today we have some […]
Well, pierce my ears and call me drafty! Late last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finally released its long-overdue final rule regarding Average Manufacturer Price (AMP) under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Show More Summary
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, is a federal law signed by President Barack Obama, which aims to provide quality and affordable health care for every American citizen. And after more than two years of implementation, it seems Obamacare has been successful at achieving its goals. Show More Summary
The suspension of the medical device excise tax, which was implemented in 2013 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, also known as Obamacare), will have positive consequences for the US medical device market over the next few years, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData. The tax,... Read More
The Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to take a third swing at the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. It was the right call because the case -- Sissel vs. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- was built on a fanciful vision of how Congress should...
Peter Nigra (J.D. 2014, Pittsburgh), Note, Taxation Despite Representation: Judicial Legislation And The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act, 75 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 409 (2014) Sarah Oyer (J.D. 2015, San Diego), Comment, Unregulated Tax Return Preparers: Not Loving the Penalties, 52 San Diego L. Rev. 233 (2015) Evan Michael...