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ObamaCare Isn't Working - These Five Charts Show Why

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

The Individualist Constitution: New at Reason

last monthNews : Reason

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

More “ObamaCare” News

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 […]

The ACO Delusion

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

Birth control on trial, again

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Birth control and Obamacare are on trial yet again in the Supreme Court

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

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...

“. . . a passive approach to identifying and preventing fraud.”

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. […]

Debunking the big ‘Bernie Sanders has a SuperPAC’ lie

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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....

Another $750M Down the PPACA Toilet

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 […]

Seven Pharmacy and Channel Implications of the New AMP Final Rule

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

ObamaCare Woes: Americans Forced To Buy Lower Quality Insurance

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

Medical Device Excise Tax Suspension Could Rejuvenate Market

  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

Obamacare dodges another bullet at the Supreme Court

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...

Weekly Student Tax Note Roundup

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...

GOP's latest Obamacare repeal bill would send premiums skyward

Congressional Republicans finally succeeded in passing a bill to repeal major provisions of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. But they must be counting on President Obama to veto it, because otherwise it will send premiums skyrocketing and create havoc...

The House Of Representatives Files Motion For Summary Judgment In ACA Challenge

7 months agoNews : Jonathan Turley

This evening, the United States House of Representatives filed its motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the unilateral actions taken by the Administration under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Three months ago, Judge Rosemary Collyer rejected a motion to dismiss the case by the Administration. The motion below seeks a final […]

Bernie Sanders’s Rejection of ‘Super PACs’ Is Not Universal

Mr. Sanders has spent months denouncing the groups and faulting Hillary Rodham Clinton and other candidates for accepting money from them. But the National Nurses United For Patient Protection “super PAC” has spent more than $550,000 in support of Mr. Sanders’s campaign.

Predictable. Absolutely Predictable.

Remember that law passed in 2010? The one called the    Patently Pollyannaish, Asinine,Calamitous Abominaton       Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA – AKA “Obamacare”? That law that was supposed to make healthcare more “affordable”? Well, it seems there have been a few little hiccups along the way. Premiums haven’t gone down. For most, […]

Supreme Court will hear 7 challenges to contraceptive mandate

7 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the challenges of seven religious non-profits against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148) contraceptive mandate.

The Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) includes a number of provisions designed to advance pain research, care, and education, including the creation of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee (IPRCC) by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Show More Summary

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