Articles Tagged 'individual mandate'
House conservatives push for repeal of ObamaCare mandate in final tax bill
The Republican Study Committee (RSC), a group of conservative Republicans in the House, is pushing for tax reform to include a repeal of the individual… READ MORE
Trump readies executive order to unravel Obamacare’s individual mandate
The Trump administration has prepared an executive order that would unravel Obamacare’s individual mandate, but has put it on hold to see whether repealing the… READ MORE
House GOP: Obama administration abandoning ‘individual mandate,’ should surrender to repeal
House Republicans said Thursday that the Obama administration has left a giant loophole in its own individual mandate requiring all Americans to obtain health care… READ MORE
Obama administration issues regulations for individual mandate
The Obama administration took new steps Wednesday toward implementing the individual mandate in its signature healthcare law, downplaying the scope of the unpopular provision by stressing rules that allow exemptions from the requirement to purchase insurance.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Health and Human Services Department emphasized exceptions to the mandate, which were detailed in new regulations that also… READ MORE
Romney clarifies he believes individual healthcare mandate is a tax
By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times
WOLFEBORO, NH — Contradicting one of his senior advisors,Â Mitt RomneyÂ said Wednesday that the individual mandate inÂ President … READ MORE
On Day 3, Justices Weigh What-Ifs of Health Ruling
By ADAM LIPTAK, The New York Times
WASHINGTON â€” The day after theÂ Supreme CourtÂ suggested that President Obamaâ€™sÂ health care lawÂ may be in danger of being held unconstitutional, the justices on Wednesday turned their attention to the practical consequences and political realities of such a ruling.
The justices seemed divided on both questions before them: What should happen … READ MORE
Taxation’s legality is key to health reform
By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times
One afternoon in 1934, Supreme Court Justice Harlan Fiske Stone decided to quietly help Labor Secretary Frances Perkins out of a jam.
Her quandary was how to write a Social Security law that would survive scrutiny by the court’s conservative bloc. Stone, a progressive, pulled her aside during aÂ tea partyÂ at his home, … READ MORE
Health care law cases rejected by 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
ByÂ JENNIFER HABERKORN, Politico
A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out two challenges to President Barack Obama’sÂ health care overhaul on procedural grounds.
Delivering a two-pronged win to the Obama administration, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said VirginiaÂ has no right to challenge the lawâ€™s requirement that nearly all Americans buy insurance. The court also said that Liberty… READ MORE
Federal appeals court in Cincinnati upholds health overhaul, handing Obama important victory
By Associated Press
CINCINNATI â€” In the first ruling by a federal appeals court onÂ President Barack Obamaâ€™s health care overhaul, a panel in Cincinnati handed the administration a victory Wednesday by agreeing that the government can require a minimum amount of insurance for Americans.
A Republican-appointed judge joined with a Democratic appointee for the 2-1 majority in another milestone… READ MORE
Gingrich knocked by right on healthcare
By Michael O’Brien -The Hill
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Monday sought to walk back his controversial remarks on healthcare after coming under… READ MORE