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Tag Archives: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

High Court upholds Obama health law by 5-4 vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance. The 5-4 decision meant the huge overhaul, ...

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Health care challenge hits U.S. Supreme Court

The first certiorari petition in the challenge to the federal health care law reached the U.S. Supreme Court last week, giving the court a chance to add yet another high-profile case to the October 2011 Term docket — which is already shaping up to be a blockbuster.

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Commentary: Is PPACA really an abandonment of federalism?

When the 111th Congress began crafting what came to be the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) it attempted to resolve one of the most inscrutable problems facing all health care regimes, i.e., everyone consumes health care but not everyone pays for it.

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