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Supreme Court Upholds Majority of Obama’s Healthcare Reforms by 5-4 Margin

Per the excellent live coverage at SCOTUSBlog of the Supreme Court’s decision in the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act,

 The bottom line: the entire ACA is upheld, with the exception that the federal government’s power to terminate states’ Medicaid funds is narrowly read.

The reporters had quick access to physical copies of the opinion, and found the explanation of the Mandate Status in the majority opinion.

Our precedent demonstrates that Congress had the power to impose the exaction in Section 5000A under the taxing power, and that Section 5000A need not be read to do more than impose a tax. This is sufficient to sustain it. “

Updates, with links to the full opinions, to follow.

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The PPACA Supreme Court Challenge: What Every Practice Manager Should Know

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The PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) reforms that were passed almost two years ago have been contested in court almost from the moment President Obama finished signing the bill.

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