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June, 2012

Ah, to be in a red state after health reform!

June 30, 2012 – Supporters of the Affordable Care Act breathed a sigh of relief after Thursday's Supreme Court ruling. Yet many remain worried about the… Read more

Today’s decision: “We dodged a bullet”

June 28, 2012 – The nation dodged a bullet Thursday when the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional, upholding the law's… Read more

Today, the Supremes sang.

June 28, 2012 – I was not entirely surprised by the Court's decision. Indeed, on March 26, the day that the Supreme Court began to hear oral arguments, I… Read more

Supreme Court upholds individual mandate

June 28, 2012 – We celebrate this decision was a huge win for millions of Americans who have so much at stake. We've said it again and again ... that the… Read more

The Supremes and pre-existing conditions

June 24, 2012 – If the Supreme Court overturns the individual mandate that would require most Americans to buy insurance, it may rule that if everyone… Read more

The facts behind breastfeeding controversy

June 21, 2012 – Since when did breast pumps become an "essential benefit?" Answer? Since we realized that if 90 percent of women nursed their babies for… Read more

Health Wonk Review for June 21, 2012

June 21, 2012 – This week's Health Wonk Review features columns from healthinsurance.org bloggers Maggie Mahar, Harold Pollack, and Henry Aaron. They… Read more

If individual mandate’s struck, what next?

June 18, 2012 – The goal of the mandate is to draw more healthy people into the insurance pool, so that the cost of care when we become sick can be spread… Read more

2012 elections aren’t just about health reform

June 15, 2012 – This legislative program is why the 2012 elections are the most important in living memory. Conservatives could achieve goals long in… Read more

Health Wonk Review for June 7, 2012

June 7, 2012 – This week, Maggie Mahar edits the Health Wonk Review, a biweekly compendium of the best of the health policy… Read more