Health act arguments open with obstacle from 1867
On Monday, the justices will consider whether they are barred from hearing the case until the first penalties come due in 2015. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., ruled last year that it was powerless to decide the law's constitutionality for now, and a prominent judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed. Their opinions relied on an 1867 federal law called the Anti-Injunction Act. In other words, people who object to taxes must pay first and litigate later.
- NFP Hospitals' Revenue Growth at 'All-Time Low'
- CNO Leads $1M Charge for New Scrubs, Uniforms
- Transforming Cancer Care
- Acute Kidney Injury Gets New Focus
- Interventional Radiology No Longer a Sub-Specialty
- Sharp HealthCare Leaves Pioneer ACO Program
- Half of All Primary Care, Internal Medicine Jobs Unfilled in 2013
- mHealth Tackles Readmissions
- Report: Enrollees still face account problems on Healthcare.gov
- Proton Beam Therapy Poised for Growth in US