PPACA: What Employers Must Know

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 1:54 PM EDT) -- On June 28, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius addressing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).[1]

The court upheld, in a 5 to 4 ruling, the constitutionality of the individual mandate under the PPACA. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the majority opinion for the court addressing the PPACA’s individual mandate and the Medicaid provisions.[2]

This article focuses on the ruling with regard to the individual mandate and the impact the PPACA will have...
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