Hallelujah! Supreme Court Finds the Affordable Care Act Constitutional!
Manderscheid, Ron, Behavioral Healthcare
Longtime advocate takes a moment to rejoice, then identifies four movements shaping the future
Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hall-e-lu-jah! The Supreme Court has affirmed the Individual Mandate! The Court has supported the Medicaid Expansion!
Clearly, in making this decision the Supreme Court has followed some key principles enshrined in our defining national documents. Our Declaration of Independence seeks independence in order to "promote life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." The preamble to our Constitution seeks to "promote the general welfare." Promoting life, the pursuit ofhappiness, and the general welfare are intimately related to good health: none are achievable …
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Publication information: Article title: Hallelujah! Supreme Court Finds the Affordable Care Act Constitutional!. Contributors: Manderscheid, Ron - Author. Magazine title: Behavioral Healthcare. Volume: 32. Issue: 4 Publication date: July/August 2012. Page number: 8+. © 2009 Vendome Group LLC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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