Saturday, June 30, 2012

Health care ruling

  • The High Court backing of health care reform will mean millions of new customers for hospitals, insurers and drug companies. For other businesses, the ruling gives at least some certainty of what they are required to do.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • States and businesses that counted on the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out the Affordable Care Act are now behind the eight ball. The court allowed the law to stand on constitutional grounds.
  • (Kansas City Star)
  • This post comes from Louise Radnofsky at partner site The Wall Street Journal. The Supreme Court said Congress was acting within its powers under the Constitution when it required most Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty.
  • (MSN Money)
  • GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The Supreme Courts ruling on the Affordable Care Act sets up a tax-and-subsidy two-step, writes Peter Pratt, president of Public Sector Consultants.
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  • 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)
  • Responses to the Supreme Courts upholding the Affordable Care Act ranged across the board, but some of them stuck out, whether they came from conservatives or liberals.
  • (ABC News)
  • In a cable TV ad scheduled to start airing Tuesday in California, a woman exchanges text messages with her sister, both disapproving of the federal health care overhaul. Rep. John Garamendi wants to keep the whole %^#* thing, one of them writes.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • FARMINGTON, Pa. - A day after issuing his controversial opinion upholding President Barack Obamas landmark health-care law, Chief Justice John Roberts jokingly deflected questions about his historic ruling.
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  • Rep. John Dingell leaned back in his plush office chair and considered the feed that scrolled over his flat-screen TV at 10:07 a.m. Thursday.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

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