Political pundits will now argue the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision and the likelihood that Republican opponents to the health reform law will be able to overturn it through legislation. But perhaps it will now be possible for an HIV-infected individual in Mississippi or Alabama to have access, at taxpayers’ expense, to the same level of care as the U.S. government supports for comparable individuals in Johannesburg.
Yup. Unless the governors of those states decide that they would prefer to have Third World conditions. Which they might.
By the way: let’s start calling it Obamacare now. As more people reap its benefits, we might as well reap the credit.