Severability for Obamacare: The first cut is the deepest | AEIdeas

When the Supreme Court announces next week its ruling in the case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the greatest suspense will involve not whether or not the individual coverage mandate survives (It’s dead, Jim, as Dr. “Bones” McCoy might advise). The more important question is: What other provisions of the health law, if any, might remain to limp ahead awkwardly?

Most conventional analysis paints three or four basic scenarios, while overlooking a more likely one – amputating the Title I private insurance leg of the Act.

via Severability for Obamacare: The first cut is the deepest | AEIdeas.

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