Posts tagged "Supreme Court"
APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health

APHA to Supreme Court: Same-sex marriage bans harmful to nation’s health

Marriage equality is a public health issue, APHA and Whitman-Walker Health wrote in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court this week.
Public health to Supreme Court in Twitter chat: #DontTakeMyCare

Public health to Supreme Court in Twitter chat: #DontTakeMyCare

Check out the top 10 #DontTakeMyCare tweets in a Twitter chat on the U.S. Supreme Court Case, King v. Burwell.
APHA, schools of public health file amicus brief on King v. Burwell

APHA, schools of public health file amicus brief on King v. Burwell

Last week, APHA, the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and 19 deans from schools of public health and public health programs signed onto an amicus brief outlying the significance of King v. Burwell.
APHA, health law program break down Hobby Lobby’s public health impact

APHA, health law program break down Hobby Lobby’s public health impact

In a webinar last week APHA and the National Health Law Program, or NHeLP, detailed Hobby Lobby's impact on public health.
Courts disagree, millions of Americans will continue to receive ACA benefits

Courts disagree, millions of Americans will continue to receive ACA benefits

Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled to weaken federal funding mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Then the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Richmond, Va., ruled the opposite.
Supreme Court to hear reproductive rights arguments Tuesday

Supreme Court to hear reproductive rights arguments Tuesday

On Tuesday, March 25, the U.S. Supreme Court will review two cases on coverage of reproductive health care services under the Affordable Care Act.

APHA’s Benjamin, members named among most influential people in health care

This week, Modern Healthcare released its annual ranking of the 100 most influential people in health care, and once again APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin was selected for the list.

APHA memo clarifies Supreme Court decision, Medicaid expansion

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010 and recently upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court. A new APHA memo explains the verdict and its implications for the Medicaid Program.

Health reform moves forward, yet hurdles remain for ACA

If you were expecting certainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act now that the Supreme Court has upheld the measure, think again. Experts speaking this week during a webinar hosted by the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services said health reform is moving forward, but much work remains.

APHA hosts webinar to discuss implications of Supreme Court ruling on Affordable Care Act

The nation watched with bated breath last week as the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of Affordable Care Act by a 5-4 vote. While the ruling maintained the 2010 legislation to improve access to care for millions of Americans, the high court’s decision was (almost) as complicated as it was important — spanning 193...

Public reactions to Supreme Court’s ruling on Affordable Care Act

In a 5-4 decision Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court of the United States voted to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a 2010 law to improve the health of Americans and control health care costs. Writing in the majority ruling, Chief Justice John Roberts said “Nothing in our opinion precludes Congress from offering...

U.S. Court of Appeals rules unanimously in favor of EPA regulations

It’s been more than five years since the U.S. Supreme Court established the Environmental Protection Agency’s duty to control greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. In 2009, the agency issued final findings that the greenhouse gases “constitute a danger to public health and welfare.”