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ObamaCare is deemed a “Tax” – What it will mean to Patients and Medical Care

July 5th, 2012 By Steven Knope, MD

And thus ends one of the most contentious legal arguments in recent times, settled by Chief Justice, John Roberts and four liberal members of the Supreme Court: ObamaCare is constitutional, because the personal mandate is a tax. It is not a penalty. It is a tax.

I’ve been asked by several patients who have not been following this issue closely to try to make this Supreme Court’s decision more understandable. I will therefore give you my perspective, from a doctor’s point of view.… Read the rest