ObamaCare Hinges on More Than the Constitutionality of the Mandate

As the Supreme Court prepares to wrap up its hearings on the Obamacare mandate Thursday, the nation will prepare for a final ruling on the constitutionality of the law’s lynchpin. The ruling is expected in late June, and the intervening months provide us with an opportunity to revisit the reform’s other merits – or lack thereof – that the Court is not considering in its review.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires most Americans to be insured – the element under review by the Supreme Court, dictates how insurance providers can run their businesses, and increases government’s decision-making power in the healthcare process. It fundamentally changes the nature, scope, and implementation of medical care in the United States – for the worse.

Read my entire commentary posted at TheBlaze.com

 

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