NRLC urges Congress to support issuing new regulations regarding abortion transparency and Affordable Care Act

Dear Member of Congress: The National Right to Life Committee, the federation of state right-to-life organizations, urges you to support the issuance of new regulations regarding Section 1303 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with regards to abortion coverage transparency by signing onto the attached letter from Congressman Chris Smith. At the time Barack Obama …

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“The Affordable Care Act and Health Care Access in the United States”

  National Right to Life Report Examines the Effect of the Affordable Care Act in the United States Today is the “official” deadline for open enrollment in the insurance exchanges established by “The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (also known as Obamacare), although the Obama Administration last week gave wiggle room to anyone who …

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Exchange enrollees finding insurance plans that limit specialists and hospitals

By Jennifer Popik, JD,Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics As Americans engage in the increasingly frustrating process of attempting to enroll in health plans in new health care exchanges, many are finding their alternatives limited to cut-rate plans that allow them to see only narrow groups of health care providers that exclude the best specialists …

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McDonnell proposes amendments to bar abortion coverage in insurance exchanges established by ObamaCare

By Dave Andrusko Sometimes you have to give the devil his (or her) due. A story in the Washington Post, written by Laura Vozzella, accurately describes what Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is proposing vis a vis abortion coverage under the federal insurance exchanges established as part of ObamaCare. In Virginia the governor proposes amendments to …

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Medical Specialists call for repeal of Independent Payment Advisory Board that would limit what can be spent on health care

By NRLC Department of Medical Ethics Thirteen organizations of specialty physicians, grouped as the Alliance of Specialty Medicine, endorsed repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) in a January 28 letter to members of Congress.  The doctor groups endorsed a bi-partisan bill, H.R. 351, to repeal it. “Significant …

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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenges to ObamaCare

By Dave Andrusko The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a challenge to ObamaCare, focusing on the lawsuit brought by 26 states and the National Federation of Independent Businesses, opening the strong possibility that the Justices will hand down a decision on President Obama’s “signature domestic issue” around the time the two major political parties …

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Will Supreme Court Take Up ObamaCare?

By Dave Andrusko As the Supreme Court begins its 2011-2012 term today and considers whether to take up the battle over ObamaCare, lest we forget that awful piece of legislation passed because of subterfuge, bogus assurances, and an exercise in raw political power. ObamaCare—aka the Affordable Care Act—was conceived behind closed doors and delivered over …

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