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Health Care Ruling

Supreme Court Ruling Shocked Those In The Courtroom

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For a few tension-filled minutes, both opponents and supporters of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul thought Chief Just...

Jeffrey Young

Health Insurers And Hospitals To Welcome New Customers, Though Reform Raises Big Questions | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business

The Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama's health care reform law eliminates much of the uncertainty facing health insurance compan...

Jaweed Kaleem

After Health Care Ruling, Catholic Bishops Urge Flock To Rally For Religious Freedom | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

Catholic bishops have vowed to continue the fight against what they say is one of the most objectionable outcomes of the health care law that the Supr...

What's Next

Steven J. Corwin, M.D. | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York
Steven J. Corwin, M.D.

The constitutional question is over. Now, hospitals and medical leaders must continue to resolve the issues of access, affordability and quality. A lot has been done but we have more to accomplish and the problems transcend politics.

Michael McAuliff

Health Care Ruling Sets Capitol Hill Spinning | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Both parties scrambled to seize what advantage they could after Thursday's Supreme Court decision upholding the health care law, with Re...

Our To Do List After Today's SCOTUS Decision

Sen. John Kerry | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Sen. John Kerry

This Court decision has given us a whole new moment of focus to actually talk with Americans about what's at stake, and what they would lose if Mitt Romney was elected President with a Republican House and Republican Senate.

The Key Passage From the Health Care Ruling

Ari Melber | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

In politics, taxes matter because they are so unpopular. For the Supreme Court, however, the taxing power is crucial here because it enables Congress to advance a national policy without threatening liberty.

How Do You Feel About The Healthcare Decision?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Harrington | Posted 06.28.2012 | College

The U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it would uphold Obama's Affordable Healthcare Act. The court voted 5-4 in favor of the bulk of the...

SCOTUS Health Care Decision Prompts Religious Twitter Reaction

Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

Religious leaders and pundits reacted swiftly to the Supreme Court's ruling on the America's Affordable Health Choices Act or 'Obamacare.' ...

Victory on Healthcare a Loss for the Kochs

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

The Koch-funded Right was effective at mobilizing against health care reform, but countless other activists, despite not being as well financed, made sure the Right didn't monopolize the debate. So today, we breathe a sigh of relief.

Obamacare Predictions Roundup

The Huffington Post | Benjamin Hart | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

On Thursday, just after 10 a.m., the big moment will finally arrive: The Supreme Court will hand down its ruling on the Affordable Care Act, President...

Free Advice to Naughty Politicians -- 10AM Is Your Lucky Number

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics
Greta Van Susteren

If you are cheating on a spouse, enjoying a too cozy relationship with someone, have a tax problem, double dipping in your campaign fund or anything else that is politically explosive and soon to get out and torpedo your career... go public with it tomorrow at exactly 10am.

Health Care Ruling Looms

AP | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will issue its last opinions on Thursday, with its decision on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul exp...

Health Care Law Reveals Surprising Result

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics

(Corrects description of individual mandate in 5th paragraph) * Big majorities favor healthcare provisions * Supreme Cou...

Supreme Court Keeping Quiet On Health Care

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's the biggest secret in a city known for not keeping them. The nine Supreme Court justices and more than three dozen other peop...

WAIT ANOTHER WEEK: No Health Care Ruling Today

Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: The Supreme Court did not announce a ruling on the health care case or the Arizona immigration law Thursday. The next time to announce decisio...

Uninsured Face Uncertain Future If Court Strikes Down Health Care Law

The New Republic | Alec MacGillis | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

SEWANEE, Tenn. - As Robin Layman, a mother of two who has major health troubles but no insurance, arrived at a free clinic here, she had a big persona...

White House Reveals Tenacious Health Care Reform Plans

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Covering all the bases ahead of a momentous Supreme Court ruling, the Obama administration plans to move ahead with major parts of ...

Court Ruling Upholds Health Care Reform

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A conservative-leaning appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care law, as ...

Obama Administration Will Not Seek Appeal Of Atlanta Ruling Against Health Care Law

AP | By PETE YOST | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

By PETE YOST, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration has decided not to ask a federal appeals court in Atlanta for furthe...

Court Rules Key Health Care Law Provision Unconstitutional

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — A federal appeals panel struck down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul Friday, moving the argum...

Federal Court Upholds Constitutionality Of Health Care Reform

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

CINCINNATI — In the first ruling by a federal appeals court on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati handed the a...

Obama Administration Appeals Judge's Health Care Ruling

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — The federal health care overhaul's core requirement to make virtually all citizens buy health insurance or face tax penalties is const...

Florida Judge Refuses To Halt Health Care Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI (Reuters) - A federal judge in Florida on Thursday refused to order the Obama administration to stop implementing its far-reaching healthcare ...

Federal Judge Rules Health Care Provision Unconstitutional

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moments ago, a district judge in Virginia ruled that the Affordable Care Act's individual requirement to purchase health care coverage violated the Co...