Now this will be interesting - Obamacare and the Supreme Court

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Looks like even more of Barry's "legacy" gets put into the dustbin of history. From Yahoo News:

The Supreme Court will consider Obamacare's constitutionality — and the outcome could bring 'total chaos'
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal case on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, that could potentially invalidate the entire law.

On Dec. 15, 2018, a Texas judge ruled that Obamacare’s individual mandate was unconstitutional. Judge Reed O’Connor agreed with the plaintiffs who argued that the lack of a penalty invalidated the “individual mandate” provision of the law, and if that part of the law was now invalid, then the whole law was.

Democratic states and the House of Representatives appealed the decision, and the case made it all the way up to the Supreme Court in a case titled California v. Texas. The court has not yet scheduled oral arguments, but a decision is expected close to the end of its 2021 term. If the conservative-majority justices find the individual mandate unconstitutional, that could mean all of the ACA is unconstitutional.

Stupid law when passed, best that it go away. Much better if we simply allowed the market to set prices. Let hospitals advertise for their services and publish price lists. Best way to bring the prices down.

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