Health Care Ruling Is Mixed Blessing For Insurers

Law360, New York (June 28, 2012, 1:31 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the entire Affordable Care Act and its controversial individual mandate presents a tremendous opportunity for health insurers to swell their customer base, but the boon to business comes with regulatory and administrative hurdles, experts say.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act promises to vastly increase the number of individuals buying insurance through private carriers or receiving Medicaid coverage. According to the Congressional Budget Office, between 30 and 33 million people will gain coverage as a result of the...
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