Question: What did the Supreme Court rule regarding the validity of the health reform law?
Answer: The most important issue before the Supreme Court was the constitutionality of the Act’s INDIVIDUAL MANDATE TO PURCHASE HEALTH INSURANCE. The court held that the government cannot force people to purchase health insurance – but can tax them for not having it. So, for all intents and purposes, the Act has been upheld.
To read the full opinion of the Supreme Court:
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