Category: Health Care

New Federal Restrictions on Health Insurance From an Unexpected Source

This entry involves primarily the tax code.  Here is an interesting example of how the Internal Revenue Code gets made ever more complicated, including by legislators who say they do not want such complication.   My earlier blog post provides my suggestions on a simpler and better tax system. One of the earliest pieces of legislation in the new congress …

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What is the Individual Mandate? How Will This End?

At this point, nearly everybody has heard of the individual mandate.  But far less is known about what it is.  The recent Federal District Court ruling by Judge Henry Hudson in Virginia relies on a very specific interpretation of what the individual mandate is.  A change in the interpretation of what the mandate is also changes Judge Hudson’s conclusion.  Despite …

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