Obama administration maneuver to keep controversial health law.
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Obama administration maneuver to keep controversial health law.

Washougal : WA : USA | Jun 18, 2012 at 5:47 PM PDT
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              The Senate has rejected a GOP attempt to repeal the year-old health care law.  All 47 Republicans voted for repeal, but 50 Democrats and one Independent voted to leave it in place.  Many think the law's fate will be decided by the Supreme Court.  (Feb. 2)

The government of President Barack Obama is now moving to implement the main aspects of the disputed health law, even though the Supreme Court declare a judgment against the initiative. In this or week next, the Supreme Court must issue its verdict on a constitutional motion filed last month by Republican opponents.

However, the White House plans to go ahead with parts of the legislation, even if you got the high court's refusal, highlighted the Fox News. One of the most controversial points of the initiative launched by the president in 2010, and considered his main achievement in more than three years in office, it is compulsory to buy health insurance, failing to receive heavy fines . Conservatives oppose such a requirement, arguing that the federal government can not tell people what goods or services to choose.

If this controversial provision was rejected, the remaining parts would impact the citizens, to enact new requirements for insurers and employers, would enhance the program's benefits and reduce Medicare payments to service providers, explained Democrats closely related to legislation.

We believe that the measure is constitutional and we are confident that this is the decision of the Court, said the adviser David Plouffe. Government officials have declined to discuss contingency plans, to avoid giving the impression that the president is prepared to repress the court's decision, said the broadcaster.

As the implementation of the law is scheduled for 2014, there would be time to try resolve the serious problems that would bring the insurance industry to repeal the requirement to purchase the medical requirements, congressional sources cited on condition of anonymity. A polarized Congress and lost in partisan trenches could not repeal or modify the remainder of the law and would allow the administration to advance its project cleared.

Even much of the money to cover health insurance is already covered in the law itself, they said. remains to be seen what will the Supreme Court, while feeding speculation experts that this entity could override the so-called binding mandate. Supporters of the legislation explained that the controversial point becomes a necessary component of a larger scheme to regulate health insurance, which is within the powers of Congress, concluded the Source.

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IQBALMEMON468 is based in Islamabad, Federal Capital Area, Pakistan, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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