Health Care Reform - Obamacare
ST. PAUL, Minn.—After last week’s Supreme Court King v. Burwell ruling, many Obamacare supporters might think the fight has been won, while many opponents to the flawed government health care system may be downcast or looking for the next best strategy to win repeal.
In a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) wrote the following: "We must first acknowledge that the lack of a consistent patient identity matching strategy is the most significant challenge inhibiting the safe and secure electronic exchange of health information. …"
THE RULING: On June 25, interns of news media ran the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on King v. Burwell (Obamacare premium subsidies issued by federal exchange) to waiting reporters. Even though the plain text of the law clearly states that federal premium subsidies can only be issued by an “Exchange established by the State,” the 6-3 ruling, written by Chief Justice John Roberts ignored the Rule of Law and declared subsidies could also be issued by the federal exchange. Justice Scalia’s dissent, which follows Roberts’ ruling in the document, is priceless. Read it here...
To cover the SCOTUS ruling on Obamacare premium subsidies, this post is longer than usual but take a look at our photos from Washington, D.C., read key parts we found in the disturbing King v. Burwell ruling, and see why we know Obamacare is not here to stay!
ST. PAUL, Minn.—The United States Supreme Court today announced its decision on the landmark Affordable Care Act case, King v. Burwell, which analyzed whether federal premium subsidies issued to residents in states without a state-established exchange are allowable.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Twila Brase, president and co-founder of Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), is in Washington, D.C., this week, awaiting the historic announcement of the Supreme Court’s decision on King v. Burwell. The landmark case will decide if federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies for health care coverage for residents in states without a state-based exchange are indeed lawful.
We’ll have the answer in less than two weeks. The U.S. Supreme Court will issue a ruling on the King v. Burwell Obamacare subsidy case by June 29. But pro-Obamacare forces are busy pressuring Republicans to let 6.5 million people keep their illegal subsidies (expand Obamacare) if the administration loses. Here is one example from Politico Pro:
Virginia “Ginni” Thomas, founder of Liberty Consulting and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, interviews Twila Brase in the old style (longer answers) on (longer answers) on Daily Caller about Obamacare, Medicare, building a “Wedge of Freedom,” Baby DNA warehousing and the power of privacy to protect health freedom.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Since the day the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed in 2010, it's created consternation for parties on both sides of the law, from complaints about high premiums and compromised care to religious liberty issues and unconstitutionality.
The Chinese are hacking our medical records. As electronic health records (EHRs) and Radio Frequency ID (RFID) medical device tracking expand under federal law, America has become vulnerable as a nation. Yet Congress continues to push interoperable Health IT at a serious risk to national security.