Highlights of the Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act
On Thursday, June 28, 2012, theSupreme Court upheld theconstitutionality of the Affordable CareAct. The following are high...
Highlights from the ruling• The court upheld the constitutionality of theAffordable Care Act.• The individual mandate was ...
Highlights from the ruling• The Court held that the Anti-Injunction Actdoesnt apply because the label "tax" is notcontroll...
Highlights from the ruling• Medicaid expansion was limited butupheld. This means that Congress cannotrevoke a states entir...
What this means for youIn the short term, the health care industryavoids the chaos that might have resultedfrom the law be...
What this means for youThis will particularly impact you if youserve Medicaid patients in a state thatchooses to comply wi...
What this means for youThe Court ruled that this provision isconstitutional only as applies to new federalfunds if they di...
Get the factsStream our most recent webinar “TheCarrots and Sticks of Health CareTransformation” to learn more about thehe...
Learn more!Our website hosts a wealth of freeresources, including white papers,case studies, industry blog, newslettercove...
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Highlights of the Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act

  1. 1. Highlights of the Supreme Court Ruling on Affordable Care Act
  2. 2. On Thursday, June 28, 2012, theSupreme Court upheld theconstitutionality of the Affordable CareAct. The following are highlights fromthis historic ruling and how it may affectyour medical practice or health careorganization.
  3. 3. Highlights from the ruling• The court upheld the constitutionality of theAffordable Care Act.• The individual mandate was upheld 5-4.• The individual mandate was ruled a tax. Ifan individual does not comply, they must paythe tax.
  4. 4. Highlights from the ruling• The Court held that the Anti-Injunction Actdoesnt apply because the label "tax" is notcontrolling.• The Court did not reach severabilityissues since it upheld the individual mandate5-4.
  5. 5. Highlights from the ruling• Medicaid expansion was limited butupheld. This means that Congress cannotrevoke a states entire Medicaid funding if thatstate refuses to participate in Medicaidexpansion.• The states choice of non-compliance wouldonly impact new funds.
  6. 6. What this means for youIn the short term, the health care industryavoids the chaos that might have resultedfrom the law being overturned or partiallyinvalidated.Because the individual mandate was upheld,millions of uninsured Americans willreceive health care coverage.
  7. 7. What this means for youThis will particularly impact you if youserve Medicaid patients in a state thatchooses to comply with the Medicaidexpansion.Your state does not have to comply with theMedicaid expansion under threat of losingexisting funding.
  8. 8. What this means for youThe Court ruled that this provision isconstitutional only as applies to new federalfunds if they didnt comply with the newrequirements, rather than all of a state’sfederal funding.
  9. 9. Get the factsStream our most recent webinar “TheCarrots and Sticks of Health CareTransformation” to learn more about thehealth IT-related provisions of the AffordableCare Act and other government legislation.www.successehs.com/archived-webinars
  10. 10. Learn more!Our website hosts a wealth of freeresources, including white papers,case studies, industry blog, newslettercovering current events in health care,tips and tricks for your practice, andother informative articles. www.successehs.com

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