What Today's Healthcare Ruling Means for California

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Now that "Obamacare" has been upheld by the US Supreme Court, Mitt Romney wants it repealed by Congress. But even if he wins the White House, that's not very likely. President Obama has called for implementation to be speeded up, and that's what's in store for California, with 4.6 million additional people now eligible for insurance coverage. Where's the money? Are there enough doctors? With health insurance companies making record profits, should the Insurance Commissioner have the power to regulate rising insurance-premium costs?  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the consequences of today's decision on federal law, the politics of the Court and the presidential campaign.

Banner image: People gather in front of the US Supreme Court on June 28, 2012 in Washington, DC, awaiting its rule on President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images



Warren Olney