Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Health Care

Econ Comments & Analysis                                                                                            
National Journal | Long-Term Care Policy Should Aim to Keep More Elderly in Their Homes
Seventy percent of Americans over age 65 are expected to require some kind of long-term care. We can't build enough facilities or leave that responsibility to family members.

CATO | Government Can’t Rewrite Obamacare Text Without Legislation
The D.C. Circuit ruled today that the government isn’t Humpty Dumpty and so statutory text doesn’t mean whatever the government says it means.  The provision at issue, which grants tax credits for people to buy health insurance, only applies to people buying policies through “exchanges established by the State”–which in any sane world can’t apply to exchanges established by the federal government.