Prescription Savings

It is a common misconception that generic versions of brand-name prescription drugs are inferior. In fact, the FDA requires that generic drugs meet the same standards as their brand-name counterparts. The difference involves the research, development and marketing investment that went into producing the original brand-name drug. 
When generic equivalents become available, they have the [...]

Will Congress Repeal Health Care Reform?

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed historic health care reform legislation – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – into law. Even before its enactment, controversy surrounded the health care reform law. The law continues to be at the center of partisan debate, especially with the recent changes in Washington.
 
In November [...]

Florida Court Strikes Down Health Care Reform Law

The Court Ruling
 
On January 31, 2011, a federal court in Florida struck down the entire health care reform law, ruling that Congress does not have the authority to require individuals to buy insurance. Judge Roger Vinson stated that a refusal to buy health insurance should not be considered “economic activity” that can be regulated by [...]