Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword or section
Like this
0Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Obamacare 11-393 (Severability) Amicus ISO Petitioners (Economists)

Obamacare 11-393 (Severability) Amicus ISO Petitioners (Economists)

Ratings: (0)|Views: 11 |Likes:
Published by Michael James

More info:

Categories:Types, Research, Law
Published by: Michael James on Jun 18, 2012
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

06/18/2012

pdf

text

original

 
Nos. 11-393 and 11-400
W
ILSON
-E
PES
P
RINTING
C
O
.,
 
I
NC
.
 
 – 
 
(202)
 
789-0096
 
 – 
 
W
ASHINGTON
,
 
D.
 
C.
 
20002
 
I
N
T
HE
 
Supreme Court of the United States
————N
 AT
L
F
EDERATION OF
 I
NDEPENDENT
B
USINESS
,
 ET AL
., Petitioners
, v.
 ATHLEEN
S
EBELIUS
,
 
S
ECRETARY OF
 H
EALTH AND
H
UMAN
S
ERVICES
,
 
 ET AL
., Respondents
.————S
TATE OF
F
LORIDA
,
 
 ET AL
., Petitioners
, v.D
EPARTMENT OF
H
EALTH
&
 
H
UMAN
S
ERVICES
,
 
 ET AL
., Respondents
.————
On Writ of Certiorari to theUnited States Court of Appealsfor the Eleventh Circuit
————
BRIEF FOR
 AMICI CURIAE
ECONOMISTSIN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERSREGARDING SEVERABILITY
————
* Counsel of RecordS
TEVEN
G.
 
B
RADBURY
 S
TEVEN
 A.
 
E
NGEL
*M
ICHAEL
H.
 
P
 ARK 
 E
LISA
T.
 
W
IYGUL
 D
ECHERT
LLP1775 I Street, NWWashington, DC 20006(202) 261-3300steven.engel@dechert.com
 
 
i
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS..............................................iTABLE OF AUTHORITIES........................................ ivINTEREST OF THE
AMICI CURIAE 
........................1SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT......................................2 ARGUMENT ................................................................5I. AS A MATTER OF BASICECONOMICS, THE ACA CANNOTFUNCTION “IN A MANNERCONSISTENT WITH THE INTENT OFCONGRESS” WITHOUT THEINDIVIDUAL MANDATE ................................7 A. Without The Economic SubsidyThe Individual Mandate WouldProvide, The Remainder Of The ACA Would Impose Huge Uncom-pensated Costs On Health Insur-ance Companies.........................................71. The ACA’s insurance re-forms and taxes will im-pose significant costs onhealth insurers ..................................92. The individual mandatewill provide counter-balancing benefits tohealth insurers.................................11
 
ii
TABLE OF CONTENTS
(continued)
 Page
3. The Medicaid expansionalso will provide a benefitto health insurers.............................134. The individual mandateand Medicaid expansionwill provide benefits pro-portionate to the increasedregulatory costs under the ACA...................................................15B. The Individual Mandate Also Miti-gates The Costs That The ACA Would Impose On Other MarketParticipants ..............................................171. The benefit to insurersfrom the individualmandate would translateinto decreased premiumsfor consumers....................................172. The individual mandatewould also offset costs the ACA imposes on othermarket participants .........................20

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->