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US Supreme Court’s exoneration of the Affordable Care Act

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3507 (Published 26 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3507

Obamacare: Fact or Fiction


The Sunshine Act of The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), which focuses on the financial ties and conflicts of interest between Big Pharma and physicians, curiously ignores the very same financial ties and conflicts of interest between Big Pharma and CDC, FDA, and NIH, the powerful agencies, which not only regulate healthcare, but also enjoy a lucrative revolving door with Big Pharma. To quote Karr, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” 


Competing interests: No competing interests

26 June 2015
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, USA