The term "Individual Mandate" typically refers to a requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that all United States residents must obtain "minimum essential... more +
The term "Individual Mandate" typically refers to a requirement under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 that all United States residents must obtain "minimum essential healthcare coverage" unless they qualify for one of eight exemptions under the Act. The Act defines "minimum essential coverage" and levies penalties against individuals who fail to comply with the mandate.
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
As the Legislature decides whether Florida will implement certain provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), businesses of all sizes are grappling with the impact of the law and the choices they must make. Employers in...more
CMS and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two proposed rules on January 30, 2013 setting forth the exemptions an individual may satisfy to avoid financial penalties associated with the Patient Protection and...more
In this video, attorney Eric Athey, Co-Chair of the McNees Labor and Employment group, discusses the possibility of a repeal of PPACA. Mitt Romney has pledged that, if elected, he will work to repeal the Act. However, given...more
On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care reform legislation. The decision resulted in numerous questions due to the complexity of the...more
On June 28th, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the new healthcare reform law in part by ruling that the individual mandate is a tax and Congress has authority to impose the individual mandate under Congress’s taxing power. As a...more
The Supreme Court’s decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sibelius upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) leaves in place the market reforms and tax provisions that have become...more
The long-awaited Supreme Court decision brings clarity to the future of health care reform and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The following represents Manatt’s first take on the ruling and its...more
Yesterday, June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with the exception that the Federal government's power to terminate Medicaid funding is to be narrowly read. The main...more
Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). In what is easily the most significant decision this term, and arguably one of the most important rulings...more
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