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Reading Remedially: What Does "King V. Burwell" Teach Us About Modern Statutory Interpretation, And Can It Help Solve The Problems Of Cercla § 113(H)?, Benjamin Raker Apr 2017

Reading Remedially: What Does "King V. Burwell" Teach Us About Modern Statutory Interpretation, And Can It Help Solve The Problems Of Cercla § 113(H)?, Benjamin Raker

Vanderbilt Law Review

In the latter half of the twentieth century, Congress drafted a law to solve a problem. As decades passed, that problem became increasingly complex. In the new millennium, Congress became increasingly polarized, and increasingly unproductive. In the face of that inaction, the executive branch decided to rely on a provision of that earlier law to address a modern facet of that earlier problem. Or litigants decided to ask a court to rely on a provision of that earlier law to address a modern facet of that earlier problem. The Congress that drafted the law might not have understood this modern …


No Vip Treatment: Acos Should Not Get Waiver Protection From The Prohibition On Beneficiary Inducement, Soraya Ghebleh Mar 2017

No Vip Treatment: Acos Should Not Get Waiver Protection From The Prohibition On Beneficiary Inducement, Soraya Ghebleh

Vanderbilt Law Review

Virgil is known for saying "the greatest wealth is health."' Based on the astronomical amount spent on healthcare, the United States has taken his idea literally-spending more "wealth" will lead to greater "health." In 2006, the United States spent over seven thousand dollars per person annually on healthcare. While that number may not seem very high to spend on an individual level, the total amounted to approximately 2.1 trillion dollars in 2006. In 2014, that number hit three trillion, or seventeen percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product ("GDP"). One justification for spending nearly one-fifth of the United States GDP …