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
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
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 ?
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 […]
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
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
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:...
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
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
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 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
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
Employees working for Fortune 500 companies can expect to pay higher employee contributions for their health insurance, according to a survey of chief human resource officers about the impact of the Patient Protection and AffordableShow More Summary
Bottom Line: Health insurance coverage increased, as expected, among 19- to 25-year-olds after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) allowed them to remain on their parents' insurance longer but there were no significant...Show More Summary
State-level patient protections are under fire (again.)
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
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,...