This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate provision. The individual mandate provision requires most Americans to obtain health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty.
The Court ruled that the Medicaid provision is limited but is not invalid. The provision makes states choose between complying with the ACA or losing federal funding for Medicaid programs.
Stay tuned: Our legal editors are reviewing the Supreme Court’s opinion, and we’re also planning an in-depth webinar on these breaking developments.