Healthcare

Footnotes


[i] Maura Calsyn, Emily Oshima Lee, & Danny Schwaber. Infographic: America’s High Health Care Costs, Center for American Progress (July 26, 2012), http://americanprogress.org/issues/healthcare/news/2012/07/26/11878/infographic-americas-high-health-care-costs/.

[ii] Id.

[iii] Health Care Reform Timeline, Obamacare Facts, http://obamacarefacts.com/health-care-reform-timeline.php (last visited June 6, 2014).

[iv] About the Law, U.S. Dept’ of Health & Human Services, http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/ (last visited June 6, 2014).

[v] Tony Carrk, “Exposing the Anti-Obamacare Sabotage Campaign”, Center for American Progress Action Fund, September 19, 2013.

[vi] Ed O’Keefe, The House has voted 54 times in four years on Obamacare. Here’s the full list, Wash. Post (March 21, 2014: 10:06 AM), http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/03/21/the-house-has-voted-54-times-in-four-years-on-obamacare-heres-the-full-list/.

[vii] Seven-Sky v. Holder, 661 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2011) (one democratic and one republican appointee upholding constitutionality of the ACA, one republican appointee would have struck down the law); Mead v. Holder, 766 F. Supp. 2d 16 (D.D.C. 2011) (democratic appointed district court judge upholds constitutionality of the ACA); Thomas More Law Ctr. v. Obama, 651 F.3d 529 (6th Cir. 2011) (one democratic and one republican appointee upholding constitutionality of the ACA, one republican appointee would have struck down the law); Thomas More Law Ctr. v. Obama, 720 F. Supp. 2d 882 (E.D. Mich., 2010) (democratic appointed district court judge upholds constitutionality of the ACA); Virginia ex rel. Cuccinelli v. Sebelius, 656 F.3d 253 (4th Cir. 2011) (three democratically appointed judges upheld the constitutionality of the ACA); Commonwealth ex rel. Cuccinell v. Sebelius, 728 F. Supp. 2d 768 (E.D. Va. 2010) (republican appointed district court judge struck down the ACA); Florida v. U.S. Dep’t Health and Human Services, 648 F.3d 1235 (11th Cir. 2011) (one democratic and one republican appointee declared the ACA unconstitutional, but found it severable and thus left much of the law in place, one democratic appointed judge would have found the law constitutional); Florida v. U.S. Dep’t Health and Human Services, 780 F. Supp. 2d 1256 (N.D. Fla., 2011) (republican appointed district court judge struck down the ACA).

[viii] Id.

[ix] George F. Will, Four Words in the ACA could spell its doom, Wash. Post (Jan. 29, 2014), http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/george-f-will-four-words-in-the-aca-could-spell-its-doom/2014/01/29/e26a33cc-884a-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html.