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What the Supreme Court (and You) Won’t Hear About Health Reform
The Health Care Blog

Pay attention when the pundits and legal poohbahs start prattling about the “severability” of the individual mandate provision that’s the focus of the much-anticipated Supreme Court hearings on the constitutionality of health reform. What the partisan obloquy about “Obamacare” too often obscures is that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is mostly about patient protection and affordable care. Case in point: the law’s landmark provisions regarding “patient-centeredness.”