Sam Baker and Elise Viebeck
June 22, 2012
The Supreme Court did not rule on President Obama’s healthcare law Thursday, raising tensions before a decision next week.
The ruling was possible Thursday but not expected. The court traditionally holds its biggest decisions until the last day of the term, and the healthcare case is among the most highly anticipated decisions in decades, overshadowing the current term.
The next possible day for a decision is Monday, but justices will add more days to the schedule later next week.
Inside the Supreme Court Health-Care Decision
Bill Murphy, Jr.
June 22, 2012
Medical care accounts for 18 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product — and it is taking up at least as much of the mindshare of plenty of American entrepreneurs and business owners.
At this very moment, the economic basis of the entire health-care system is up in the air, as a result of the imminent U.S. Supreme Court opinion in the health care reform law cases. Court observers expect the decision any day now, and most likely before the end of June.
“This is going to be one of the biggest decisions to come down in our lifetime,” said Robert Litan, vice president for research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation. “The economic impact could be tremendous.” >>>READ FULL ARTICLE
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