Friday, June 29, 2012

Health care reform

  • States including Maryland can move with more certainty to insure their poor, and the federal government can require others to buy health coverage after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obamas landmark health care law Thursday.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • The Supreme Courts decision to uphold President Barack Obamas health care law follows a century of debate over what role the government should play in helping people in the United States afford medical care.
  • (ABC News)
  • As the birthplace of the controversial individual mandate, Massachusetts faced few consequences Thursday as the U.S. Supreme Court upheld federal health care reform.
  • (Abington Mariner)
  • Gov. Martin OMalley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday the Supreme Courts ruling to uphold nearly all of President Barack Obamas health care overhaul gives considerable momentum to reform efforts in Maryland.
  • (AP -
  • Editor's note: This piece ran earlier this year, but we're spotlighting it now because of Thursday's health care decision from the Supreme Court.
  • (CNN)
  • WASHINGTON — By a single vote, President Barack Obamas health care overhaul survived a painstaking Supreme Court review that consumed thousands of pages in legal filings and an extraordinary six hours-plus of oral argument time back in March.
  • (Indianapolis Star)
  • WASHINGTON -- The waiting game is over for consumers, employers, health care providers and insurers.
  • (Mansfield News Journal)
  • We still have a lot of work to do, but in Washington state, were ready for health care reform.
  • (AP -

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