SCOTUS Decision on Affordable Care Act

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In a landmark ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the “individual mandate” and the entire Affordable Care Act as a proper exercise of the Constitution’s power to tax. Chief Justice Roberts wrote the decision, joined by Justices Breyer, Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan. The Court also determined that the mandate could not

be supported by the Constitution’s Commerce Clause.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, Commerce Clause, Healthcare, HHS, Individual Mandate, Medicaid, SCOTUS, Taxing Power

Published In: Health Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Tax Updates

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