October 29, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
A judge for the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Tuesday issued a temporary ruling blocking the enforcement of the contraception mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act against a Florida Roman Catholic college. The order, which came in the form of a ...[read more]
April 19, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Senior Editor Leigh Argentieri Coogan, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Governor Corbett's implementation of Healthy PA ...After the US Supreme Court ruled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's ( ...[read more]
April 10, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Jia Li, Indiana University Maurer School of Law Class of 2014, discusses the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and how it may potentially interact with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.ERISA 510 is an anti-retaliation provision that prevents e... ...[read more]
January 28, 2014
by G. Redd
Legal challenges to the contraception mandate of the PPACA focus on two primary questions- what burdens do these programs create and who must bear them? There are two competing fundamental interests that the PPACA allegedly implicates: reproductive rights and religious freedom. There are ...[read more]
November 29, 2013
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Meredith Kurz, Hofstra University School of Law Class of 2015, discusses the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its effects on ERISA benefits...In 2010, with a majority in the Senate and House of Representatives, President Barack Obama successfully passed his ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Lawsuits challenging the enforcement of ACA have argued that the law violates various portions of the Constitution, most notably the Commerce Clause (Art. 1, Section 8, Clause 3), the Tax and Spending Clause (Art. 1, Section 8, Clause 8), the Supremacy Clause (Article VI, clause 2), and the Tenth ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Many states took legislative action to prevent the enforcement of ACA within their borders by either nullifying the "individual mandate" portion of ACA or invalidating the law in its entirety. However, the legitimacy of these legislative actions is questionable, given the potential conflict ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
According to estimates from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the ACA will eventually extend coverage to nearly 32 million uninsured Americans, leading to a net reduction in the uninsured population of 22 million. The legislation includes numerous provisions scheduled to take effect over an ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Congress passed comprehensive health care reform in March 2010 after over a year of debate in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is aimed at reforming the private health insurance market and ensuring greater access to health ...[read more]
July 3, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
The US Department of Treasury (DOT) announced on Tuesday that it will delay enforcing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) employer mandate for businesses with 50 or more full-time employees until 2015. The PPACA mandate requiring companies with more than 50 full-time employees ...[read more]

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