LOTS OF HEALTH-CARE NEWS FROM MICKEY KAUS. Including this sweeping delegation: “[I]n a little known provision, the bill authorizes the HHS Secretary to implement nationwide, without any congressional action, any reform that department actuaries certify will reduce long-term spending.” Kaus comments: “I smell a new Czar!”
You know the non-delegation doctrine isn’t actually dead, it just smells funny. This might bring it back to life. It should, anyway . . . .