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July 2, 2012


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Neil McLaughlin | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If you find yourself near Oyster Bay in New York and hear a sound like the purring of a contented grizzly bear, it's probably the ghost of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Joe Carlson | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Declaring it was not his job to protect Americans from the consequences of their political choices, Chief Justice John Roberts voted to uphold most of the healthcare reform law.
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Melanie Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Uncertainty did not stop health systems from racing ahead with accountable care as the U.S. Supreme Court debated the law that launched Medicare's efforts to encourage the emerging model.
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Rich Daly and Jessica Zigmond | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The decision to uphold most of the healthcare reform law lifted the cloud of uncertainty for many providers, except for those that treat large numbers of Medicaid patients.
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Cover Story
Joe Carlson | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Declaring it was not his job to protect Americans from the consequences of their political choices, Chief Justice John Roberts voted to uphold most of the healthcare reform law.
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Special Feature
Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The road to healthcare reform policy in the U.S. could be said to have started in Germany, which in 1883 enacted the world's first national healthcare system. Our timeline takes you from 19th century Germany to Teddy Roosevelt's stab at national health insurance for the U.S. in 1912, FDR's efforts...
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Editorial
Neil McLaughlin | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If you find yourself near Oyster Bay in New York and hear a sound like the purring of a contented grizzly bear, it's probably the ghost of Theodore Roosevelt.
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Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was statesmanlike in choosing to side with four more liberal justices in finding that the law's most controversial provision, the mandate that individuals obtain health insurance, was a constitutional exercise of Congress's power 'to lay and collect taxes'...
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Guest Commentary
Dr. Ardis Hoven | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act protects the expansion of healthcare insurance to the uninsured and preserves important healthcare improvements that will benefit countless Americans. The law ends insurance company denials because...
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Richard Umbdenstock | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act lifts a heavy burden from millions of Americans who need access to healthcare coverage. The promise of coverage—the cornerstone of any equitable approach to healthcare—may now become a...
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Ron Pollack | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
With last week's ruling, we can now keep moving forward to ensure that people in this country will have the peace of mind that comes from knowing that they and their loved ones are sure to get the healthcare they need when they need it.
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Karen Ignagni | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
With the legal questions regarding healthcare reform settled, job No. 1 must be tackling the very serious affordability issues ahead.
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Helen Darling | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For employers, last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling clears up the legal uncertainty that had surrounded the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and affected everyone's ability to move forward with certainty. Employers that sponsor health plans can continue to implement the law's provisions...
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Letters
Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Re: “Supreme Court upholds healthcare reform law,” ModernHealthcare.com, June 28: There will not be enough caregivers to respond to the needs entitled by the law.
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Outliers
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Like everyone else, Outliers was on tenterhooks to find out how the U.S. Supreme Court would rule on the healthcare reform law. But it got a little confusing out there. Just ask the handful of Congress members who initially tweeted that the individual mandate had been struck down.
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Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Outliers was scratching its head last week over a rather curious reaction on Twitter to the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Reactions to the ACA decision were bouncing around the interwebs late last week. Outliers offers some of our favorites:
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Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A group calling itself Belly Dancers for Single Payer were among the protesters outside the Supreme Court on June 28. The group said it wanted the individual mandate struck down and replaced by a single-payer...
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