Navigation Links
Supreme Court Begins Review of Affordable Care Act
Date:3/26/2012

individual mandate can be struck down while leaving the rest of the law intact.

"There are 50 million people in this country who don't have health insurance. The Affordable Care Act will probably extend coverage to an estimated 30 to 32 million of those people," said Renee Landers, a professor at Suffolk University Law School in Boston.

In a recent New England Journal of Medicine commentary, Landers described arguments for and against severability.

Opponents have said that provisions of the legislation are too intertwined for the law to stand without the individual mandate. The Obama administration has said the law can still work without the mandate, but provisions such as prohibiting insurance companies from denying coverage to people with preexisting conditions would be greatly compromised without the mandate.

Budget office sees savings; opponents skeptical

Here's how the health-reform law is designed to provide health insurance to uninsured Americans:

  • Individual mandate. It requires most adults to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty. By 2016, the phased-in penalty will reach either $695 or 2.5 percent of yearly taxable income, whichever is greater. People with incomes below tax-filing thresholds will be exempt from the provision. Up to 16 million people are projected to join the rolls of the insured under the mandate.
  • Medicaid expansion. This would increase eligibility to all people under age 65 with annual incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level -- about $14,850 for a single adult and $30,650 for a family of four in 2012. Non-disabled adults under 65 without dependent children were previously ineligible. Another 16 million people are estimated to gain insurance under the expansion.
  • State-run insurance exchanges. They will be created to help small businesses and individuals purchase insurance through a more organized and competitive market.

In Febru
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine news :

1. Supreme Court Prepares to Tackle Affordable Care Act
2. Supreme Court to Rule on Obamas Health Care Reform
3. Supreme Court Rejects Vaccine-Safety Lawsuit
4. Legacy(SM) Case for Tobacco Funds to be Heard by Ohio Supreme Court
5. Health Groups Ask Supreme Court to Authorize Financial Penalties on Tobacco Companies for Decades of Wrongdoing
6. Appeals Court Backs FDA Move for Graphic Images on Cigarette Packs
7. Bigger birds in central California, courtesy of global climate change
8. As Venus Williams Bows Out of U.S. Open, Little-Known Disease Takes Center Court
9. Divided appeals court rules on BRCA case
10. Study shows lace-up ankle braces keep athletes on the court
11. Pro athletes ought to bargain outside federal court, legal scholar says
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/31/2015)... Simeon Boyd, UC Davis professor of ... five-year grant from the National Institute of Dental and ... scientists from more than 10 centers in the United ... Germany, Hungary, Italy and the United Kingdom, to study ... the skull in infants. , The researchers are members ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 OnChip Devices ... introduced a wire-bondable silicon ESD diode chip targeted towards low ... diode offerings, these Zeners are ideal for protecting circuits by ... diode can handle pulses of up to 350W and ... of the IEC 61000-4-2 standard. These diodes do not ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 ... software, joins BayBio’s Membership Program , the ... serving the region’s 1300+ life science companies. ... experience of the world’s most innovative and productive ... advocate to solve some of humanity’s most pressing ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... NJ (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 At Summit ... to all patients in a calm and caring manner. , ... the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer. They ... area but from all over the world. Their doctors ... local publications. , The seeds for Summit Breast Care were ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... 31, 2015 Beckman Coulter is sponsoring a ... 787: “Subvisible Particulate Matter in Therapeutic Protein Injections”,” an educational ... demands in counting particles in liquids, with a focus on ... is free to attend and will be broadcast live April ... a new test for protein-based materials, known as USP ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:International team of researchers led by UC Davis receives $4 million NIH grant to study skull disorder in infants 2Health News:International team of researchers led by UC Davis receives $4 million NIH grant to study skull disorder in infants 3Health News:OnChip Introduces Low Voltage Diodes for High-Brightness LED Protection 2Health News:Clinovo Joins BayBio Membership Program, The Leading Life Science Association in Northern California 2Health News:Summit Breast Care is Celebrating Four Years as "NJ Top Docs" 2Health News:Beckman Coulter Webinar Series Presents Insight into New Demands in Counting Particles in Liquids 2Health News:Beckman Coulter Webinar Series Presents Insight into New Demands in Counting Particles in Liquids 3
... , , , , ... and for the seventh consecutive year consumers can purchase FAT bastard ... of September and October, FAT bastard will donate 25 cents ... retail locations, up to $75,000. By the end of this year,s ...
... SAO PAULO, Aug. 13 , , ... quality and timely information, coupled with the application of new ... focus on how Thomson Reuters has overcome this challenge, successfully ... , , Renowned experts will discuss ...
... , ALLEGAN, Mich., Aug. 13 ... that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of ... of record on August 28, 2009. , ... supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic ...
... Scientists investigating the effects of cannabis on bone health have ... study has found that although cannabis could reduce bone strength ... of the bones, in later life. The team at ... naturally in the body, which can be activated by cannabis ...
... , , , ... SIAL ) today announced an agreement with Glycosan BioSystems ... matrix (ECM) for stem cell research. HyStem offers researchers flexibility ... in vivo conditions, optimizing stem cell proliferation and ...
... Aug. 13 Lilly MDR TB Partnership and Children ... the TB eradication in India. , , ... , Lilly MDR TB Partnership, with the ... the teen community with necessary resources to help reach out ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FAT bastard Wine Drives Breast Cancer Awareness for Seventh Consecutive Year 2Health News:Thomson Reuters Invites You to the First Latin American Forum Covering the Pharmaceutical Industry 2Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Offers Customizable Synthetic Extracellular Matrix for Stem Cell Research 2Health News:Sigma-Aldrich Offers Customizable Synthetic Extracellular Matrix for Stem Cell Research 3Health News:'Eli Lilly-Children International' Launches Teen Campaign to Reduce TB Cases in India 2Health News:'Eli Lilly-Children International' Launches Teen Campaign to Reduce TB Cases in India 3
(Date:3/31/2015)... , March 31, 2015  On May ... will convene in Santa Monica, CA ... on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM), ... exposure to asbestos and commonly affects the lining ... co-hosted by UCLA and the Pacific Mesothelioma Center ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... March 31, 2015 PGI has announced an ... North America at its ... The anticipated plant expansion is centered on solving the ... differentiated products for personal care product manufacturers. ... with in-line slitting and packaging, will allow customers to ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... , March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - T-Bird Pharma Inc. (TSXV:TPI) ... developing premium quality medical marijuana products and a licensed ... Medical Purposes Regulations ( Canada ) ("MMPR"), ... from The Corporation of the District of ... the Company,s premises which now allows for commercial distribution ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cutting-Edge Research to Be Presented at 5th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Santa Monica 2Cutting-Edge Research to Be Presented at 5th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Santa Monica 3Cutting-Edge Research to Be Presented at 5th Annual International Symposium on Lung-Sparing Therapies for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Santa Monica 4PGI Expands Manufacturing Capabilities At Mexico Plant 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. Announces Final Municipal Rezoning Approval 2T-Bird Pharma Inc. Announces Final Municipal Rezoning Approval 3
Inquire...
... the elegant and sophisticated woman, ... includes ophthalmic and sunwear styles. ... variety of shapes and colors, ... shapes and complexions. Many styles ...
... updated styling through the use of innovative ... collection is for the value driven consumer ... Eyewear Collection , The futuristic quality ... of the "strongest and lightest metal on ...
Inquire...
Medicine Products: