Some are in chapters on the duty to report child abuse and neglect, thus apparently exempting mandated reporters from reporting cases of faith-based medical neglect to state child protection services.
Many state laws contain ambiguities that have been interpreted variously by courts.
The penalty won't go into effect until 2014, and a person would be penalized only after going more than three months without insurance. will have health insurance under the new law, you may be wondering about the remaining 5%.
The healthcare reform debate in the United States has been a political issue focusing upon increasing medical coverage, decreasing costs, insurance reform, and the philosophy of its provision, funding, and government involvement.
Following the election of Barack Obama as president, who campaigned heavily on accomplishing health care reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was enacted in March 2010.
Dan Coats, R-Indiana, and Congressman Bill Goodling, R-Pennsylvania, claimed during floor discussion that parents have a First Amendment right to withhold medical care from children. believes the present law discriminates against a class of children and endangers them.
CAPTA mandates that states in the grant program have laws requiring parents to provide needed medical care for their children, but simultaneously allows those states to give parents in faith-healing sects the right to withhold all medical treatment from children.
The nation's health care system has been on the minds of a lot of people recently -- from employees who lost their health insurance when they lost their jobs to politicians railing for or against health care reform legislation.