Category: Wendy Mariner

Prez after latest health care setback: ‘Let Obamacare fail’

Boston Herald quoting Wendy Mariner, School of Law/ School of Public Health “The apparent failure of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare has left the party in disarray and the future of the health care system in limbo — and President Trump says he’s ready to ‘let Obamacare fail…’” Expert quote: “If the ACA stays in […]

Obamacare covers free annual physicals, right? Wrong

Los Angeles Times Wendy Mariner, School of Law Banning resident Jim Bailey and his wife went in recently for their annual physicals… Expert quote: “This illustrates the somewhat arbitrary division between preventive exams, which the ACA seeks to encourage, and diagnosis and treatment, which remains subject to normal payment rules. A visit to get a diagnosis […]

Experts Media Alert – SCOTUS to rule on King v. Burwell

For the second time in three years, the Supreme Court is set to rule on a question which challenges the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In March, the court heard arguments on the case King v. Burwell, which deals with a unanimous federal appeals court ruling that upheld Internal Revenue Service regulations allowing health-insurance tax credits under the ACA for […]

Why There’s So Much Controversy Surrounding Ebola Quarantine Orders Wendy Mariner, School of Law, School of Public Health At least six states have issued tougher rules for travelers returning from Ebola-affected regions, some with mandatory quarantines going above and beyond federal guidelines… Expert quote: “If you single out anyone who works with Ebola then you probably have to quarantine U.S. health care workers […]