No one will ever head to Walmart for a kidney transplant, but retail companies and profit-based clinics certainly can offer high-quality, lower-level services—and impose market discipline in a sector that sorely needs it.
The ruling by a closely divided court leaves in place a December panel decision in this important case - at least for now.
The justices declined a Democratic request to fast track a decision on the law.
The elimination of three health care taxes will increase the deficit by $373 billion.
The shifting understanding of the requirement to buy health insurance elevates form above substance.
Biden's reputation as a bipartisan dealmaker might be appealing in these polarized times, but his record as a policy maker is atrocious.
The appellate court remanded the most important issue in the case back to the district court. But its instructions will make it difficult for the trial judge to again rule that the entire Affordable Care Act must fall with the individual mandate.
A decade after Obamacare, the Democratic Party has embraced health care radicalism.
DOJ (Quietly) Prefers Justice Thomas’s Approach from Murphy v. NCAA: Only Enjoin the Provisions that Injure the Plaintiffs
The Structure of NFIB v. Sebelius: Parts III.A, III.B, III.C, and III.D
If the Private Plaintiffs in NFIB v. Sebelius were injured by the mandate, then the Private Plaintiffs in Texas v. U.S. are injured by the mandate
The Kentucky senator wants the Senate to consider offsetting spending cuts before approving limitless, automatic spending for the rest of the century.
The cost of single-payer would dwarf the price of Obamacare.
Biden is framing his new plan as a defense of Obamacare. It's not.
Severability doctrine & the ACA findings seem to support Judge O'Connor's ruling
An important element of standing has already been decided by the Court
Understanding NFIB v. Sebelius
A new Congressional Budget Office report shows the consequences of undoing Trump-era rules on less regulated health coverage.
The new plan is likely to resemble an old plan that was barely a plan at all.
This is selective enforcement of the law for political purposes.
It's an attempt to make an end-run around congressional spending authority.
In 2019, it's liberals, not conservatives, who are holding the pill hostage for political gain.
Plus: Libertarians face resistance while picking up trash without a permit, and Trump imagines Sen. Warren at the Wounded Knee massacre.
Trump's shutdown is a temporary, political fight that won't save any money or reduce the size of government.
Under the health law, Medicare started penalizing hospitals for too many readmissions. Now mortality rates are up.
[A guest-post by Prof. Josh Blackman (South Texas College of Law), a noted expert on Obamacare-related litigation. -EV]
The judge was right to conclude that the individual health insurance mandate is now unconstitutional, but wrong to rule that the rest of the ACA is now unlawful because it can't be severed from the largely toothless mandate left in place under the 2017 GOP tax bill.
The ruling will almost certainly be appealed.
Premiums are down and choice is up after Republican tweaks to the Affordable Care Act.
The Obamacare contraception mandate is getting a Trump-era overhaul.
At an election-eve campaign rally, Trump all but defends the health law he tried to repeal.
Trump's Misleading Statement On Obamacare Is a Sign That Republicans Have No Idea How to Talk About Health Policy
Instead of justifying the GOP position on pre-existing conditions, Trump and other Republicans are trying to confuse people.
Turns out voters like the Democratic health law...when it's run by Republicans.
In a new op-ed attacking single-payer, Trump inadvertently reveals that he's in favor of socialism-as long as it's for his supporters.
His true impact may be less about transforming the Court's ideology, and more about altering its status in political life.
Plus: Kavanaugh confirmation is official and child care tax credits backfire.
New Census data shows little change from 2016.
Clinton runs with a Kamala Harris whopper that's already been debunked.
Rules and regulations intended to reform health care are driving private practices out of business by overconfident design.
The Fight Over Brett Kavanaugh Is a Preview of a Future In Which All Political Arguments Are Health Care Arguments
Trump's SCOTUS nominee probably won't have an impact on Obamacare. But that won't stop Democrats from making the argument.
Reviewing the record of a possible replacement for Justice Anthony Kennedy.