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Healthcare Mandates

Obamacare: The Good News, the Bad News, the Same Old News

Brian Joyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brian Joyce

There was good news last week and bad news last week when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, and weirdly enough, for the first time possibly ever, it was the same news.

Did Justice Roberts Read My Blog?

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

Justice Roberts made somewhat the same argument that I made about the health insurance mandate, namely that a law that's constitutional when written in one language needs be constitutional when written in a different language.

Admit It: A Robust Public Option Is Dead

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

With a robust public option dead, the only way to prevent a massive Democratic-sponsored bailout of the health care industry is to regulate insurance premiums and put a trigger on individual mandates.