Fri, 06/29/2012 - 04:00 EDT - NPR - National Public Radio (Business News)
The Supreme Court's decision removes much of the uncertainty for businesses involved in health care. Renee Montagne talks to Karen Ignani of America's Health Insurance Plans, the insurance industry's trade group, about the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling.» E-Mail This» Add to Del.icio.us
Renee Montagne talks to Karen Ignani of America's Health Insurance Plans, the insurance industry's trade group, about the impact of the Supreme Court's health care law ruling.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
If there was any doubt just who Obamacare was created to serve from day one (spoiler alert: it was never America's population), we now have the answer and it is so simple, even a 5-year-old can get it.
Submitted by Robert E Moffit via TheNationalInterest.org, This week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal government could continue to subsidize health-insurance coverage through Healthcare.gov, the federal exchanges. An ecstatic President Obama declared that Obamacare is “here to stay.”
This morning, Republican-appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts wrote and five of his colleagues -- Democrat-appointed Breyer, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, and Republican-appointed Kennedy -- agreed that:
Section 18031 [of the Affordable Care Act--i.e., the ObamaCare Law--] provides that “[e]ach State shall . . .
No matter what the Supreme Court decides regarding the Affordable Care Act, people who have health insurance with , the and know that they will not lose certain popular provisions like preventive care. Those insurers got ahead of the Supreme Court ruling, expected the week of June 24, with separate announcements this week about extending ...
By Benjamin Shepherd: The US Supreme Court ruled in June that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) passes constitutional muster, upholding the individual mandate and striking down only one provision of the law.I largely expected this outcome. I won't comment on the wisdom of the law, but in the wake of the ruling the health care sector has been the top performer.
In about two hours, I'm going to be taping C-SPAN's Newsmakers program, where I'll be interviewing Karen Ignani, the head of America's Health Insurance Plans. The interview will air on Sunday.
What do you want me to ask? And as you formulate questions, remember that the point of this is to actually get some useful answers, not just to shout at the speaker. It's not a town hall! If you want some background on Ignani, Jon Cohn's profile is an excellent place to start.