Sunday, March 25, 2012

Health Reform Updates

 

Monday  The Day At the Supreme Court

Will your line at the doctor’s office exceed the line at the Supreme Court on Monday?

Legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act finally come to the Supreme Court on Monday, when the public will learn for the first time what the justices ask about President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement.

1200 pages and endless discord and argument now Does it all come down to two attorneys? 

As US solicitor general, Donald Verrilli is representing the Obama administration and will argue that the court should affirm the constitutionality of the ACA.

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Washington lawyer Paul Clement is no stranger to the podium at the nation's highest court. To date he has argued 55 cases before the justices. He is representing Florida and 25 other states in their challenge to the constitutionality of the ACA's individual mandate.

As the high court begins three days of oral arguments over the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act — the sweeping health care overhaul some call Obamacare — many legal and political experts agree the decision in HHS v. Florida will be among the most important in American history

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Premium Support in Medicare

Two Success Stories For Public Reporting Of Provider Performance Information

Why doctors aren’t prescribing health apps to patients

Study: Small medical offices lead in EHR adoption growth

U.S. leads many nations in health IT 

 

Patients recognize quality and security benefits of EMRs

The need for health IT workers is growing

We’ll expand further on these topics later this week.

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