With a March 31, 2014, deadline impending for open enrollment in the insurance exchanges established by “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (also known as Obamacare), the Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics at the National Right to Life Committee today issued a new report, “The Affordable Care Act and Health Care Access in […]
A coda to Tuesday’s action on the Patient Protection Act, the D.C. Council bill that would set mandatory minimum nurse staffing levels in District hospitals: Two days after pushing the council to take action, Vincent B. Orange (D-At Large) won the endorsement of National Nurses United for the upcoming mayoral primary. Orange has “demonstrated his […]
In the ongoing legal saga that is made up of multiple legal challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate (with 93 pending cases and counting), the Seventh Circuit has added its two cents again. Back in November the Seventh Circuit weighed in on the issue of......
ByTrading the Spread: Executive summary: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will lead to a dramatic rise in Medicaid enrollment over the next decade. Healthcare reform heavily stipulates home and community-based care as an alternative to institutional care. Show More Summary
You could say the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate is having its "day in court" with 93 pending cases (as of today). It may even be outpacing same-sex marriage legal challenges. This week, the Little Sisters filed their appellate brief in the Tenth Circuit as they challenge......
Shutterstock/nui7711 For millions of Americans, time is running out to get qualifying health-insurance coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Yet even though penalties under Obamacare...Show More Summary
We heard about the problems with the Federal government’s web-based enrollment system supporting “healthcare exchanges” under the Plainly Puerile and Absurd Collection of Asininity Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, AKA “ObamaCare”. But what about those states that run their own exchanges? They’re doing great, right? Um, not so much. Show More Summary
As Peter Suderman noted this morning, President Barack Obama has once again delayed implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s mandate requiring businesses that employ more than 50 workers to provide qualifying...Show More Summary
Last week, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office issued its analysis of Obamacare — the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act — finding that under the act, about 2.5 million workers would leave the workforce by 2024 as a result of the act’s provisions. Show More Summary
Well, it’s been over a month since the Plainly Pathetic and Absurd Collection of Asininity Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – commonly known as “ObamaCare” – individual mandate has been in effect. And as predicted, the previously FUBAR situation is getting... no better. Remember all those thousands of applications with issues […]
When Solicitor General Donald Verrilli stands before the U.S. Supreme Court next month to defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act against the charge that it violates religious freedom by requiring employers to provide certain...Show More Summary
About 15 percent of Americans don't have healthcare coverage, so President Obama brought about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to remedy the problem. At the same time, 90 percent of Americans working in the private sector can't afford to retire. Show More Summary
PRINCETON, N.J.—A new culture of health care has been ushered in by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) but, for some, it may be even more complicated than some reports suggest. Americans with income fluctuations, such...Show More Summary
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is useful for many Americans, but it still leaves an important part of your health-care needs uncovered. Find out about it here.
Conservative lawmakers in at least seven states have proposed laws that would prohibit state agencies and officials from helping the federal government implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and would authorize the state's attorney general to enforce to sue violators.
On January 19, 2011, in one of their very first actions after retaking majority control of the House of Representatives, Republicans voted o repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare. The vote was largely...Show More Summary
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and the broader U.S. legal system remain in the crosshairs of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2014, Chamber President and Chief Executive Officer...
Almost four years after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the IRS has issued draft instructions […]
NAR President Steve Brown talks about what Realtors need to know about mandatory insurance requirements kicking in March 31 under Obamacare for those who don’t meet the law’s exceptions. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has the potential to...
In January 2010, Robert Rector at the Heritage Foundation studied the draft language in what ultimately turned into the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or what came to be known as Obamacare. His two most important findings:...Show More Summary