The US Health Care Law: What’s Next for Stakeholders


In a widely publicized recent health care ruling, the Supreme Court largely upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Court determined that the individual mandate is constitutional. However, the Court also found that states with existing Medicaid programs are not required to adopt the law’s expansion to Medicaid eligibility. The rest of the Act remains intact and is the law of the land. The summary below discusses what the decision means for various stakeholders:

- States

- Health insurance plans

- Hospitals and other health care providers

- Massachusetts residents

- Life science companies

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Topics:  Affordable Care Act, Fees, Health Insurance Exchanges, Healthcare, Medicaid, Medical Device Tax, PCORI

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Health Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Konstantin Linnik, JD, PhD, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »