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Supreme Court Upholds President Obama's Health Care Reform



Supreme Court Upholds President Obama's Health Care Reform

June 28, 2012
01:23 PM EDT
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Questions about what the decision means for you? Check out an infographic showing how the Affordable Care Act benefits Americans
Today, the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act ensures hard-working, middle class families will get the security they deserve and protects every American from the worst insurance company abuses. The Court has issued a clear and final ruling on this law.
For a comprehensive overview of the Affordable Care Act, visit and
Let’s take a look at what today’s ruling means for the middle class:
A major impact of the Court's decision is the 129 million people with pre-existing conditions and millions of middle class families who will have the security of affordable health coverage.
We should also remember that under today’s ruling, having health insurance is and will continue to be a choice. If you can’t afford insurance or you’re a small business that wants to provide affordable insurance to your employees, you’ll get tax credits that make coverage affordable. But if you can afford insurance and you choose not to purchase it, the taxpayers will no longer subsidize your care for free.
Given today’s ruling, it’s now time to focus on implementing this law in a smart and non-bureaucratic way that works for the middle class.
As we’ve said, the Court has issued a clear and final ruling on this law. The last thing Congress should do is refight old political battles and start over on health care by repealing basic protections that provide security for the middle class. The President refuses to go back to the way things were.
Right now, Congress needs to work together to focus on the economy and creating jobs. Right now in congress, what’s at stake is how--at this make or break moment for the middle class--we break through Washington gridlock to move our country forward. Right now in Congress, what’s at stake is our chance to seize this moment to build an economy not from the top-down, but one based on a strong and secure middle class. We need to create secure middle class jobs and an economy built to last where hard work and responsibility are rewarded, everybody gets a fair shot, pays their fair share, and plays by the same set of rules.
Right now, Congress should act on the President’s concrete plans to create an economy built to last by reducing the deficit in a balanced way and investing in education, clean energy, innovation, and infrastructure. It’s time for folks in Washington to work together on behalf of the American people.
Please check back periodically for additional information on today’s decision.
President Barack Obama delivers remarks after the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act  (June 28, 2012)
President Barack Obama delivers remarks regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” in the East Room of the White House, June 28, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Nancy-Ann DeParle is Assistant to the President and White House Deputy Chief of Staff
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Anonymous said...

For a law thats some thousand pages or better they dont seem to mention in this article that only 30 million people will be covered at one time. They also dont mention we have to pay for it for 4 years before we can use it and if your not productive in your personal life you will be passed over for much needed medical treatment in favor of someone who does well in their personal lifestyle.
We are all eating and drinking GMO's Nutrasweetners and a host of other USDA approved poisons so if we become sick we can be put in the line of people who dont eat the government mandated way so we may not get treated. Oh! and lets not forget that congress and the house as well as high politicians are not subject to the healthcare bill and are exempt as well as large corporations who can afford to be exempt.
So all you who are joyful and happy about this crime will sooner or later face the death panel and lets hope you have gotton high enough on the list to actually get to live and you better watch out for your old age lest you be found unworthy to recieve treatment but at least you will recieve end of life counciling. As I see it the NWO coolaid the sheeple are drinking has put them in the position of needing a phsyciatric exame and then you will be considered to crazy to be allowed to walk on the streets with the regular coolaid drinkers. While you are screaming that you dont want to pay for the other guy to be treated under our present system, you will be paying for everyone to be treated through taxation how smart is that. Not to mention the fact that the IRS will be privy to your bank account if you dont pay. Oh yeah one more thing under their new tax insentive you get to pay for the extra 18 thousand IRS workers it will take to make sure you have the best in healthcare that money could buy and we all know that when the government gets involved you will pay for the best and get less. Enjoy your healthcare because your gonna need it more than you will recieve treatment. The list of benefits they provide in this article depends on your ability to meet certain lifestyle choices mandated by this healthcare atrocity . Enjoy your prozac because your gonna need it when you realise that it takes 300 million people to pay for just 30 million people to be covered at any one time. Go ahead instead of going to the movies why dont you coolaid drinkers read the law and lets hope you are found worthy to escape the death panels. LOL, LOL

Anonymous said...

You forgot to mention a couple of other important items.

* The cost of coverage will sky rocket for everyone especially the middle class.

* Doctors and other medical professionals will leave the medical field.

I don't know about you but there is something wrong when a government fines it's people for choosing not to do something.

We have become the very tyranny that our forefathers fled from 400 years sad.

Anonymous said...

Don't forget to mention the government will have total access to your bank account and you will have absolutely NO choice in the type of treatment you get, as in ALTERNATIVE medicine. Nor will you have your choice of doctor, nor your choice of anything for that matter!! Goodbye, Land of the Free! Hello, The Union of Socialist States of America! Satan appears as an Angel of Light: totalitarianism appears as a big giveaway!

Anonymous said...

What a load of crap this broad shovels our direction.
PG 22 MANDATES the gov will audit all books of all employers who self insure

Pg 29 lines 4 thru 16 Healthcare rationing you can only receive so much care per year regardless of your needs 5000$per individual 10000$per family

Pg 30 sec 123 there will be a gov committee that decides what benefits and treatments you will receive

Pg 42 the healthcare commissioner will choose your healthcare benefits for you. You have no choice

Pg 52 healthcare will be provided to all non us citizens illegal or otherwise

Pg 58 the government will have real time access to your finances and a national ID card will be issued.

Pg 59 lines 21 thru 24 the government will have direct access to your bank accounts for elective funds transfers

Pg 65 sec 164 this is a pay off subsidized plan for retirees and their families in unions and community organizations such as ACORN

PG 72 LINES 8 thru 14 here the government is creating a health care exchange to bring private health care plans under government control

Pg 84 sec 203 the government mandates all benefit packages for private health care plans in the exchange.

Pg 85 line 7 AARP members your healthcare will be rationed

Pg 91 lines 4 thru 7 government mandates linguistic appropriate services for translation for illegal aliens

Pg 95 lines 8 thru 18 the government will use groups like ACORN and AMERICORE to sign up individually for government health care plan.

Pg 102 lines 12 thru 18 medicade eligible individuals will be automatically enrolled in medicade you have no choice

Pg 124 lines 24 thru 25 no company can sue the government on price fixing and there will be no judicial review against the government monopoly

Pg 126 lines 22 thru 25 employers must pay for health care for part time employees and their families

Pg 127 lines 1 thru 16 doctors and the American medical association; the government will tell you how much money you can make

Pg 145 lines 15 thru 17 all employers must enroll employees into the government plan!
You have no choice

Pg 149 lines 16 thru 24 an employer with a payroll of 400k dollars and up who does not provide the government option will pay an 8 percent tax on all payroll

Pg 150 line 9 thru 13 any employer with a payroll between 251k thru 400 who does not provide the government option will pay a 2 to 6 percent tax on all payroll

Pg 167 any individual who does not have acceptable health care coverage according to the government will be taxed 2.5 percent

Pg 170 lines 1 thru 3 any non resident alien is exempt from individual taxes you and I will pay for them

Pg 195 officers and employees of the health care administration will have access to all Americans financial and personal records

Pg 203 lines 14 thru 15 the tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax

Pg 239 lines 14 thru 24 the government will reduce physicians services for medicaid the seniors, the poor and the low income will suffer even more than they do now

Pg 241 lines 6 thru 8 all doctors no matter what specialty will be paid the same

Pg 253 lines 10 thru 18 the government will set the value of doctors time and professional judgments literally the value of human life

Pg 268 sec 1141 the federal government regulates rental and purchase of power driven wheelchairs

Pg 272 sec 1145 regarding the treatments of certain cancer hospitals cancer patients welcome to rationing

Anonymous said...

Pg 280 sec 1151 the government will penalize hospitals for what the government deems preventable readmission

Pg 317 lines 13 thru 20 prohibition on ownership and investment the government tells doctors what and how much they can own

Pg 341 lines 3 – 9 government has the authority to disqualify HMO’s forcing all into the government health plan

Pg 354 sec 1177 government will restrict enrollment of special needs individuals

Seniors will be interviewed every year as to what care they can and cannot receive and they will be counceled on final death preparations etc.

Government will also instruct on living wills and durable powers of attorney this is mandatory

Government provides approved lists of end of life resources guiding you into death. Government mandates programs for orders for end of life

As a business owner, I can't afford this and the sugar coating and blatant lies makes me puke. I am ready to pack up and leave this country. Because of the viscous taxation, I CANNOT Hire! Most of my business is international but our machines are AMERICAN MADE!

Even Caterpillar said they may as well pay the fines and throw employees into the gub system because it would be far less expensive. In other words their employees (mostly union who voted for this administration) are screwed! The bottom line of being in business is creating wealth for stock holders AND employees and this government is sucking the life out of large and small business.

I am DONE with this crap and I could name hundreds of business owners in my area who feel the same.

Anonymous said...

You guys always bitching.Don't you know Drake and his good military has everything under control. That will all be taking care of Tuesday.And if not next Tuesday,and if not next Tuesday. Be a army of one take one with you. "The three men I admire most the Father, SON, THE Holy ghost took the last train for the coast." Were on our own. Live free are die trying!!!

Anonymous said...

Dear Nancy you can tell....WE THE PEOPLE ARE NOT WITH YOU!!! The people know that all our "Gov." does is LIE to us for the benefit of the few... to use the rest of us to finance you, and your schemes against the people and our freedoms! Did you tell them that Nancy Pelosi suggested that you just shove this through and read it later...(if it were 1000 pages and you read one page per day, it would take you almost 3 years to read it) Did you tell them that there is also a "mandatory" rfid chip that will be put under your skin, to keep track of you, and if you don't comply, yours will be turned off, so you will die either by starvation, or some other way....Did you tell them that there will be 50-100 million muslims who Obama wants to legalize into our country to take us over, and because they don't believe in paying for healthcare, that Americans will be forced to pay for all the muslims who won't be "taxed" asked to pay for it? ===> Under the word Dhimmitude which is inside the obamacare legislation....Did you tell them that there are already people who are in need of weekly dialysis who are NOW being turned away and denied this dialysis care because now medicare will no longer pay for it? NO, I didn't think so..................and what else is in there that you didn't tell them????? No Thanks to your BS sales pitch!!

Anonymous said...

My sister is a nurse and tells MANY stories of Canadians with 'FREE' health care (when did 'health' & 'insurance' become welded together?) coming to the uSA for things like MRI's, they get a 'FREE' one in Canada, but the wait is up to 2 years. ALL OF US HAVE ACCESS TO CARE EVERY DAY! Like we have access to Rolls Royce's. All you gotta do is pay for it. THIS IS THE ONLY REAL ISSUE! Who's gonna pay? The magic that COULD BE reasonable care is and will be destroyed by government intervention. NAME THE LAST TIME WASHINGTON DID ANYTHING that did not give advantages to only a select few ? How many more bureaucrats will be added? DEAD WEIGHT, never mind death panels and MICROCHIPS, which is the REAL reason for this flight of fancy. Nancy-Ann Deparle, you are dumb, and I bet YOU won't have to use this OBAMA-NATION for yourself. We will remember you when the arrests start to happen. TYJM frj

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the well researched and well written information. According to all of this, it's time for everyone to put on their brown uniforms...all other clothing will be removed from your life. I say, Not Going To Happen! We cannot let them get away with this! Go after Pelosi, Reed, Obama, Roberts, Obama, and all complicit commies.