Analyst Recap: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Supreme Court Ruling

Published: July 17, 2012

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The Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the ACA means that states must have health insurance exchanges by 2014. This analysis examines the impact and business opportunities in each state.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has received a considerable amount of pushback from states since its enactment in March 23, 2010. For that, the Supreme Court engaged in a grueling three-month long debate to consider the law’s constitutionality. In the end, the court decided to uphold the law-- even the individual mandate. Now states are faced with the infamous 2014 deadline to have their health insurance exchange portals up and running. The following analysis provides an in-depth look at how the Supreme Court Ruling will affect each and every state.