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New Federal Health Care Reform Legislation--Its Impact on Employers and Employee Benefits Plans

Excerpt: With the signing into law of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on March 23 and 30, 2010, respectively (collectively, the "PPACA" or the "Act"), a new era in the history of the American health care system...

Breakdown of the Supreme Court Ruling on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

In one of the most anticipated opinions of its term and perhaps in over half a century, the United States Supreme Court today resolved constitutional challenges to two provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the "ACA"): First, a surprising 5-to-4 majority of the Court...