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The Health Care Reform Law: What’s the Big Deal?
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I’m not an attorney, so I cannot help the federal judges struggling to figure out whether the individual insurance mandate in President Obama’s healthcare law violates the interstate commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution. But as a taxpayer (and formerly a professor of public policy), it’s hard for me to understand what all the fuss is about. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created a monetary incentive for all taxpayers to obtain health insurance.