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S. Wellness reform law focused primarily on whether plaintiffs need to show they are suffering economic harm today or will when the area of the law mandating that everyone have coverage of health takes effect . This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent information service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research business unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.You observe, if many people are special, then no one is. If everyone gets a trophy, trophies become meaningless. Inside our unspoken but not so subtle Darwinian competition with each other – – which springs, I believe, from our fear of our very own insignificance, a subset of our dread of mortality – – we have of late, we Americans, to your detriment, come to like accolades more than genuine achievement. We’ve come to discover them as the idea – – and we’re pleased to compromise specifications, or ignore fact, if we suspect that is the quickest way, or only method, to have something to put up the mantelpiece, something to pose with, crow about, something with which to leverage ourselves right into a better spot on the sociable totem pole.