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The “Affordable” Health 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 ?

IRS Reportedly Awards Company That Botched Obamacare Rollout A New Contract To Work On Obamacare

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 […]

Mandatory Flu Shot For Health Care Workers, Patient Protection Or Politics?

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

Harvard Study of CBO Reports Says Nothing New or Interesting about King v. Burwell

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

Nine TEN! Questions on the House Vote to Tweak ObamaCare's Employer Mandate

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

Harvard Employees Who Pushed Ocare Appalled At Notion Of Using Ocare For Themselves

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

Stronger Patient Protections Are Around the Corner

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

Senate Leaders Demand Treasury, HHS Inform Consumers About Risks Of Coverage

Michael F. Cannon The Obama administration is boasting that 2.5 million Americans have selected health insurance plans for 2015 through the Exchanges it operates in 36 states under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and that they are well on their way to enrolling 9.1 million Americans in Exchange coverage next year. Show More Summary

Affordable Care Act increases reliance on emergency rooms, WSU study finds

Detroit - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may have provided health care insurance to an estimated 20 million Americans who lacked coverage, but it has not eased the demand on the nation's emergency departments. In fact,...Show More Summary

Pam Singer Says Mandatory Calorie Counts May Be Hazardous to Your Health

2 months agoNews : Reason

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claims it is helping America stay healthy with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's mandate to display calories on restaurant menus and vending machines. Recent studies have shown that this mandate actually has little or no impact on the ordering behaviors of the general population. Show More Summary

Hong Kong Healthcare System Makes US System Look Like Third World Nightmare

Obama’s Signature on the PPACA As noted in new book Falling Eagle – Rising Tigers, there have been many comments and arguments against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), also known as Obamacare, but when compared to Hong … Continue reading ?

Take Action: Obamacare Architect Says it’s Passage Relied on the ‘Stupidity of the American Voter’

A key person behind the crafting of the so-called Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act says getting it passed relied on a “lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter.” MIT Economist Jonathan Gruber made the comments during a 2013 panel discussion at the University of Pennsylvania. A video of his remarks just […]

Obamacare Goes Back on Trial: Supreme Court Agrees to Hear ACA Tax Subsidies Challenge

3 months agoNews : Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to rule on he Obamacare case King v. Burwell, which asks whether the ext of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act forbids the granting of tax credits to individuals who purchased health insurance on health care exchanges operated by the federal government. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Remains Silent on Obamacare Tax Subsidy Challenge

3 months agoNews : Reason

On July 22 of this year, two federal appellate courts issued clashing decisions within hours of each other on the meaning of a key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In Halbig v. Burwell, the U.S. Court of Appeals...Show More Summary

Weekly Student Tax Note Roundup

Zachary J. Buxton (J.D. 2014, St. Louis), Comment, Community Benefit 501(r)edux: An Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's Limitations Under Community Benefit Reform, 7 St. Louis U. J. Health L. & Pol'y 449 (2014) Tyler J. Kassner (J.D. 2014, UC-Hastings), Note, Bringing Dark Money Into the Light:...

A.M. Links: Obamacare, Ebola, F.B.I. Spying

4 months agoNews : Reason

Wal-Mart will stop offering health care coverage for part-time employees in response to rising costs associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. According to a new Gallup poll, a majority of Americans say Obamacare...Show More Summary

Obamacare Open Enrollment: 3 Must-Know Facts for Year 2

Alamy Open enrollment for health insurance through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act runs from Nov. 15 through Feb. 15. Here are a few things you need to know to make sure you get the best deal that's available to you. 1. Show More Summary

HealthEquity: A Niche Pure Play On Healthcare Reform

By Helix Investment Research: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is one of the most wide-ranging acts passed by Congress in the last several decades. The law, hereafter referred to as the Affordable Care Act (or ACA) has affected almost every part of the U.S. Show More Summary

The Affordable Care Act and You

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 31, 2010. The goal of the Act is to make affordable health care accessible to all Americans. The...Show More Summary

The Kansas Conservative Con: Live from the Roasterie

It is very clear to me that the Cato Institute's health-care economists Michael Cannon, Jagadeesh Gokhale "Estimating the Effect of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Kansas Medicaid Expenditures", Should Kansas Expand...Show More Summary

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