TITLE

Individual mandate: "Right, not privilege"

PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Medical Ethics Advisor;8/1/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It mentions that ACA offers Americans in families earning more than 133 percent of the poverty level with Medicaid coverage, and partial subsidies to buy health insurance for families who belong to more than 400 percent of the poverty level. According to physician Vivian Ho, such ruling implies that medical care is a right and not a privilege.
ACCESSION #
78276059

 

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