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IPAB Case Coons v. Geithner Dismissed, for Now

Michael F. Cannon Jonathan Adler has a summary at the Volokh Conspiracy. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Independent Payment Advisory Board has been called a “death panel,” though I’ve argued one could just as legitimately...Show More Summary

Yer Periodic ObamaCare Update

A quick look at recent news for ObamaCare (AKA the  Putrid Pile of Awful, Crappy Asininity   Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) : Doctors Begin Refusing ObamaCare Patients Cost for ObamaCare Website? $840M – including $150M in Cost Overruns... And We Should Still Expect More Website Problems During the Next Signup Period […]

Tapes Expose the Truth about Obamacare

The language in the Obamacare statute has always been crystal clear. Eligibility for the “affordability tax credit,” or subsidy, requires enrollment “through an Exchange established by the State under 1311 of the Patient Protection and...Show More Summary

A Response to John Nagle: The Clean Air Act as a Whole Supports Climate Regulation

Last week, conflicting federal court decisions regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the ACA or “Obamacare,” set the nation abuzz. In Halbig v. Burwell, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulation providing federal subsidies to low-income taxpayers who purchase health insurance through a […]

Karin and Runge on Breastfeeding and Employment Law

Marcy Karin and Robin Runge have posted “Breastfeeding and a New Type of Employment Law,” forthcoming in Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2 (2014). The paper focuses on section 4207 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,...

Fake IDs Can Get You ObamaCare, Says Government Accountability Office

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ‘ObamaCare’, has hit some significant snags just this week alone. Just yesterday, as The Inquisitr reported, ObamaCare lost another significant court battle over ObamaCare subsidies that were being provided by the government for states who refused to open their own state-run exchanges. For those 36

A TALE OF TWO CIRCUITS: OBAMACARE IS EITHER ON LIFE SUPPORT OR IN ROBUST HEALTH

4 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Below is my column today in the Chicago Tribune on the rivaling rulings in the D.C. Circuit and the Fourth Circuit over a critical provision under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). As an academic interesting in statutory interpretation and legisprudence, the opinions are fascinating and capture two different but well-argued views of […]

Statement on D.C. Circuit’s Ruling In Halbig v. Burwell

Michael F. Cannon In August 2011, the Internal Revenue Service proposed offering subsidies through health insurance Exchanges established by the federal government, even though the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act clearly and...Show More Summary

'We Must Defer to the IRS Rule': Second Federal Court Rules on Obamacare Subsidies, Votes to Uphold

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

As Peter Suderman noted earlier, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled today in Halbig v. Burwell that the plain text of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act trumps an I.R.S. rule granting insurance subsidies through the federally run health exchanges now operating in 36 states. Show More Summary

Greg Beato on Smart Apps vs. Obamacare

last monthNews : Reason

Health care costs in the U.S. have been rising so steadily for so long that containment barely seems possible. Even optimists don't dream of cutting the price ag. As its official name-the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act-suggests, Obamacare aims for affordability, not radical reduction. Show More Summary

Halbig v. Burwell Would End The Disruption

Michael F. Cannon The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit could issue a ruling today in Halbig v. Burwell, one of four lawsuits challenging an Internal Revenue Service rule that effectively implements the Patient Protection and...Show More Summary

Morning Bits

Add it to the list of Obamacare problems. “A primary aim of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to expand insurance coverage, especially among households with lower incomes. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that about one-third of the additional insurance coverage expected to occur because of the law will come from […]

Liberals to Justice Ginsburg: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

last monthNews : Reason

Last week Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg filed the principal dissent in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., arguing that the Supreme Court's conservative majority was wrong to rule against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's so-called contraceptive mandate. Show More Summary

Damon Root on Obama's Disappointing Year at the Supreme Court

2 months agoNews : Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court went out with a bang on Monday, ending its 2013-2014 term with Justice Samuel Alito's majority opinion in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., in which the Court held that the Patient Protection and AffordableShow More Summary

The Lancet: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act catalyses unprecedented collaboration between health care and public heal

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into law by US President Barack Obama in 2010, can advance public health in the USA by supporting increased emphasis on prevention, and reversing the historic division between public...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Rules Against Obamacare’s Contraceptive Mandate in Hobby Lobby Case

2 months agoNews : Reason

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act violated federal law by placing a substantial burden on the exercise of religion when it required “closely-held” private corporations such as Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Show More Summary

ObamaCare's Exchanges Perform More than a Dozen Functions Besides Issuing Subsidies

Michael F. Cannon One of the issues underlying Halbig v. Sebelius and three similar lawsuits making their way through federal courts is whether Congress intentionally restricted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA) private health-insurance subsidies to individuals who buy coverage through state-established exchanges. Show More Summary

6 Million Medicaid Enrollments Since Rollout of Obamacare

U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services disclosed that 6 million people have signed-up for healthcare from Medicaid since the rollout of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). The new data suggests that millions...Show More Summary

Balanced Billing Is the Ugly Beast of Medical Insurance

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, informally known as ObamaCare, is a step in the right direction. United States citizens deserve affordable, accessible health care. But like all medical insurance programs, it's a long way from perfect. Show More Summary

Damon Root on Chief Justice Roberts' Constitutional Avoidance in Bond v. United States

3 months agoNews : Reason

Two years ago, when Chief Justice John Roberts led the Supreme Court in upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, he justified his decision in terms of judicial restraint. "If there are two possible...Show More Summary

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