Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?

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In this video, attorney Eric Athey, Co-Chair of the McNees Labor and Employment group, discusses the possibility of a repeal of PPACA. Mitt Romney has pledged that, if elected, he will work to repeal the Act. However, given that a total repeal would likely require a "filibuster-proof" Republican majority in the Senate, most analysts agree that significant parts of PPACA will survive a Romney administration.

Athey also provides insights into See more +

In this video, attorney Eric Athey, Co-Chair of the McNees Labor and Employment group, discusses the possibility of a repeal of PPACA. Mitt Romney has pledged that, if elected, he will work to repeal the Act. However, given that a total repeal would likely require a "filibuster-proof" Republican majority in the Senate, most analysts agree that significant parts of PPACA will survive a Romney administration.

Athey also provides insights into things to watch for, including a more realistic possibility in the event of a Romney administration: budget reconciliation - which could effectively strike down certain parts of the Act.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, Budget Reconciliation, Healthcare, Individual Mandate, Mitt Romney, Penalties

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Health Updates, Insurance Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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