A possible threat for ObamaCare: the subsidy lawsuits

November 15, 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called “ObamaCare”, has been plagued by several problems so far. The latest debacle was the website that was not ready; the next crisis could be lawsuits filed against the laws subsidies. By 2014, Americans will be required to have health insurance either by buying a policy…

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Government Shutdown: Öffentliche Verwaltung in den USA noch immer lahmgelegt

October 7, 2013

(c) Seit 17 Jahren ist das erste Mal die Bundesverwaltung in den USA in großen Teilen blockiert. Damals dauerte der Shutdown ganze zwei Wochen an. Am Dienstagmorgen, den 1. Oktober 2013, begann das neue Haushaltsjahr in den USA. Der Kongress konnte sich nicht auf eine gemeinsame Vorlage zur Haushaltsfinanzierung einigen; ein Kompromiss wurde von…

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Supreme Court Hearings on ObamaCare Start Today

March 26, 2012

Today is the first of three days of oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court on the constitutionality of what is now generally known as ObamaCare, the epic 2010 health care overhaul law that in effect introduces mandatory health insurance by placing penalties on individuals who are uninsured. Arguments are scheduled for six hours…

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