Judge’s Ruling On Reform Law HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, in a speech before state and municipality executives, blasted the Mon ruling against the controversial healthcare reform regulation by a federal government judge in Florida as ‘judicial overreach.’ She also questioned the legal position of a high-profile Medicaid waiver demand from Arizona . The Sacramento Bee/Santa Rosa Press Democrat: GOP May Pressure Single-Payer Insurance Four federal judges possess ruled on health care reform, splitting 2-2 over the law’s constitutionality. Is anyone surprised? It’s been clear for a few months that the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Treatment Act would be decided in courtroom. In all likelihood, the ultimate decision will rest with one man, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, the swing vote on a U.S.New study to be provided at the HFES 2014 Annual Interacting with in Chicago studies the characteristics of consumers who make an online search to get health-care information. Age, educational levels, and health status had been significant predictors of a consumer's use of anecdotal information available on the web, said Kapil Chalil Madathil, a research assistant professor in Clemson University's Division of Industrial Engineering and one of the coauthors of An Investigation of the Factors That Predict a Health care Consumer's Use of Anecdotal Information Available on the web.