News bites: Former justice weighs in on health lawsuit

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens tells Bloomberg the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of a federal law banning marijuana suggests it would also uphold the healthcare reform law.

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is dusting off a proposal to replace employers' healthcare tax exemption with a tax credit for all, reports Inside Health Policy (subscription required).

Children's hospitals are facing a leaner fiscal climate, Kaiser Health News writes in Part 3 of its series on kids' care.