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Discussions around reforming Medicare’s sustainable growth rate (SGR) continued this week as the Committee on Energy & Commerce held a hearing to solicit input on a draft bill for replacing the current SGR formula...more
Last week the Senate agreed to vote on Marilyn Tavenner’s nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS); the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced an initiative that will give...more
Commento di Fabio pammolli e Nicola C. salerno a dichiarazioni di Mario Monti sul finanziamento del SSN...more
Less than a month after a Supreme Court ruling that upheld most of the controversial health care reform law, an academic paper is challenging the legality of federal subsidies designed to help low-and middle-income...more
Lane Powell Counsel to the Firm Matt Claman authored a July 4 Alaska Dispatch article titled “Independence Day: Time Also to Celebrate Fair and Impartial Courts.” In the article, Claman discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s...more
Sono passati quasi dodici anni dal D. Lgs. n. 56-2000, il primo atto normativo che ha tentato di reimpostare il finanziamento e la governance della sanità su basi federaliste. Da allora, il Legislatore è...more
Like most things in Washington today, no debate ever really ends, with the losers vowing to fight on and looking to find opportunities to snatch defeat from the opponent’s jaws of victory. For example, critics of the...more
It was a great day at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Progressives of all stripes celebrated a surprising victory in a Court they love to hate. Even the losing Commerce Clause argument could not ruin their day. But the old axiom...more
When the Supreme Court upheld the controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last week, the rhetoric started flying fast and furious. In lieu of debating the actual merits and policy of the health care law, its...more
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U.S. Supreme Court Decisions. On Thursday, the Supreme Court essentially upheld the health care reform law, including the individual mandate requiring health insurance, by a vote of 5 to 4. ...more
If you are wondering what North Carolina has to do to comply with the Affordable Care Act now that the Supreme Court has said it passes constitutional muster, there are better places to look than my blog. But there's an...more
Last Thursday, we all heard the big news. The 2010 health care reform law survived its encounter with the Supreme Court virtually intact.
With the constitutionality of the individual coverage mandate now settled,...more
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court yesterday upheld key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), while at the same time stressing the limits of federal regulatory authority. The most...more
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today to uphold most of the provisions of the controversial 2010 federal health care law, including allowing the individual mandate requiring all Americans to purchase health care...more
This morning the United States Supreme Court voted 5-4 to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare." The ruling means that the ACA, including the individual mandate that virtually...more
In a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal (April 26, 2012, at A14), Charles E. Rounds, Jr. refutes the suggestion made by Prof. Alan S. Blinder of Princeton University in an April 20, 2012 op-ed in the same paper...more
I dati elaborati a partire dal Programma di Stabilità mostrano come, per dedicare al mercato del lavoro risorse ‘fresche’ e strutturali raccolte tramite la ripartizione, non si possa fare a meno di liberare...more
After three days of oral arguments last week, the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) now lies in the hands of the nine Supreme Court justices. What, if any, provisions of the sweeping health care...more
As discussed in our alert from yesterday, the Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments this week in Department of Health and Human Services v. Florida, a case that challenges the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act....more
March 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr talks to Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about highlights from Day Three of the Supreme Court's oral arguments in the Obama health care reform...more
March 27 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg News Supreme Court Reporter Greg Stohr talks to Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about highlights from Day Two of the Supreme Court's oral arguments in the Obama health care reform...more
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act1, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 20102 (the “Affordable Care Act”) makes a number of significant changes to the way employers and their...more
Executive Summary: A group of 26 states has filed a response brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that Congress exceeded its authority under the Commerce Clause when it enacted the individual mandate provision of...more
Introduction and Summary
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) made significant changes to the nation’s health care system. Since its enactment, PPACA has been the subject of heated political opposition...more
On November 14, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals' determination that the individual mandate provision of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is...more
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