by Grace-Marie Turner The Affordable Care Act gives the president’s cabinet officers sweeping powers to implement the law, but the administration managed to overreach these powers by allowing people in 36 states to illegally access health insurance subsidies. That was…
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By Grace-Marie Turner Better access to data about real world patient experience holds enormous potential to help achieve many of the goals of health reform, including improving the quality and delivery of medical care, reducing costs, and improving safety and…
Awaiting critical ObamaCare lawsuit July 10, 2014 Commentary
A decision against the government could strike a blow to the heart of the ACA, sending a strong message that the administration has gone far beyond its legal authority in interpreting and changing the law. That would make it even more difficult for the administration to continue to make extra-legal changes in the future to this dysfunctional law.
Religious Liberty Wins in Court June 30, 2014 Commentary
Today’s decision gives Congress a stronger basis for legislation to rein in the administration’s liberal interpretation of its powers under the Affordable Care Act, a power it will very likely push if the U.S. Senate changes hands in the November elections.
Two Lawsuits Could Strike New Blows to the ACA June 12, 2014 Commentary
One case is before the U.S. Supreme Court involving the law’s affront to religious liberty. The other is before the influential D.C. Circuit Court, challenging the Obama administration’s decision to allow taxpayer subsidies for health insurance to flow through federally-created health insurance exchanges.