If the court strikes down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), expect the employer-provided health insurance landscape to remain largely as it has for the last 50 years. If the court affirms it, the ACA’s ambitious timetable for revamping the nation’s health insurance system will continue.
The ACA—which requires almost all Americans to have at least basic health insurance coverage by 2014—has been challenged four times this year in federal appeals courts:
- Two panels said the law passes constitutional muster.
- One said it was too soon to decide the question.
- A fourth ruled parts...(register to read more)