I don’t have time or, frankly, expertise to say much about Judge Vinson’s ruling on the constitutionality (or lack thereof) of the new health reform law. Ezra Klein provides a round-up of opinions in today’s Wonkbook, as does Kaiser Health News.
Austin Frakt, PhD, is co-Editor-in-Chief of The Incidental Economist. His day job is Associate Director of the Partnered Evidence-based Policy Resource Center at the Boston VA Healthcare System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is also a Professor with the Department of Health Law, Policy and Management at the Boston University’s School of Public Health, a Principal Research Scientist with the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Health Services Research.