Health Care Law News and Stories
Supreme Court Ethics And Reviewing The Health Law
NPRAugust 18, 2011
In the coming term, the Supreme Court is expected to review President Obama's health care law. With that in mind, some interest groups are raising questions about the court's ethics rules that govern when a justice should be ...more »
Silver Linings in the Health Care Ruling
Huffington PostAugust 17, 2011
The appeals court refused to strike down the entire Affordable Care Act, as the lower court had done. Instead, it explicitly found that even if the individual responsibility provision fails, the rest of the law is not affected. ...more »
Proactive Efforts to Combat Bedbugs in Nursing Homes Called for by Kentucky ...
News Junky Journal (press release)August 25, 2011
“Anyone with concerns about the health of a loved one who is a nursing home resident should contact an attorney experienced with nursing homes, elder abuse and other issues related to senior citizens,” Hughes said. Hughes & Coleman Injury Lawyers, ...more »
Hold Israel accountable with Leahy law
The Hill (blog)August 17, 2011
In response to an article in the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz suggesting that the Vermont Senator will attempt to apply sanctions to certain units of the Israeli military for human rights violations, Carle explained that “the [Leahy] law applies to US ...more »
Did the Democrats Miss Chance To Protect Reform Law?
California HealthlineAugust 17, 2011
Five other states have received such grants (Politico, 8/9). The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a proposed amendment to the state constitution to block implementation of the federal health reform law can appear on the ballot in November. ...more »