Supreme Court Rules the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is Constitutional

Written by: PeopleKeep Team
Jun 28, 2012 8:43:00 AM

The bottom line is that the entire ACA is upheld, with the exception that the federal government's power to terminate states' Medicaid funds is limited.  We've posted an overview of the official opinion at the ClarifyingHealth Blog.


Today, the Supreme Court issued an opinion related to health care reformA divided Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Obama administration's health-care law. The court said Congress was acting within its powers under the Constitution when it required most Americans to carry health insurance or pay a tax. Chief Justice Roberts' vote saved the ACA.

Click here to read the overview.




Topics: Affordable Care Act, Healthcare Reform

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