Health Care Reform: Questions and Answers June 29, 2012 The Supreme Court's decision on the health care reform law left many people confused about their health insurance and what will happen in the future. Here, WebMD answered some of the most common questions that came in from readers after the ruling.
Supreme Court, Day 3: Can the Mandate Be Cut Out? March 28, 2012 Wednesday morning's arguments in the Supreme Court case on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) revolved around a seemingly hypothetical question: If the court says the individual mandate that requires individuals to obtain health insurance is illegal, what happens to the rest of the law? Should it, too, be struck down?
Health Reform Faces Intense Supreme Court Scrutiny March 27, 2012 Attorneys for the Obama administration and opponents of the Affordable Care Act squared off in the Supreme Court this morning over the law’s most controversial provision: the mandate to obtain health insurance coverage or pay a penalty.
Health Care Hearings: Day 1 Focuses on Tax March 26, 2012 In the first day of arguments before the U.S Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the health care reform law, the issue was about whether the law's penalty for not purchasing health insurance is essentially a tax.