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Category: health care reform / Obamacare

Supreme Court 2010

SCOTUS upholds Affordable Care Act

In a 5-4 decision today, the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, including its controversial individual mandate. No doubt days and weeks will now be dedicated to discussion […]

carrot-stick approach

Carrots, sticks, and health insurance

We insure things of value because we know if something happens to them, repairs won’t be free. Our health is a thing of value. Therefore we insure it. Except a […]

Follow SCOTUS activity on the ACA

For those wanting to follow the current Supreme Court hearing on the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) or any other Supreme Court activity, a good source to check is the […]

What’s sauce for the goose …

President Obama, in his recent jobs speech, noted the next election is 14 months away and the people American people can’t wait that long. Interesting he should chide Republicans for […]

How to tackle complex legislation

President Obama held a press conference this morning. Nothing new in that. In this election year, I’ve pretty much glazed over whenever he shows up. He did, however, propose something […]

I’d rather be wrong

According to a just-released AP story, HHS budget experts have concluded the health care reform bill is actually going to increase costs, not reduce them, and its Medicare cuts may […]

A 22-pen signature

When President Obama was signing the health care reform bill, I was not thinking about the meaning of the bill or of the historical significance of the moment. Nope, none […]