Healthcare as a Recognized Legal Right
A legal right is determined as unconditional and entitled, without regard for financial resources, health insurance, or social status. If healthcare were a recognized legal right in the United States:
1) Compare the potential advantages and disadvantages to the individual, the taxpayer, the healthcare system, the government, and the economy.
Discuss the ethical considerations for your healthcare position.
Legal Issues and Affordable Care Act
In 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into legislation as federal health reform. It was immediately challenged in federal courts following its passage.
2) What was the constitutional basis of the historic multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act that was granted certiorari by the Supreme Court? What role did the rule of Joint and Several Liability play?