The Supreme Court Rules on the Affordable Care Act: What It Could Mean for Insurers
The Supreme Court’s five-to-four ruling that the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate provision is constitutional because it is a tax is having many immediate consequences. It surprised many observers, positioned Chief Justice John Roberts as one of the most influential Chief Justices in history, gave President Obama a victory, and inspired Mitt Romney and other Republicans to declare they would overturn the legislation. But what will be the long-term impact? Here are opinions, r
Health Insurance Mandate Constitutional — Early Reactions
The Court held that the mandate within the Affordable Care Act to purchase health insurance is constitutional as long as states would only lose new federal funds if they fail to comply with the new requirements, rather than existing sources of healthcare-related funding.
Heard at IASA: Top Quotes From the 2012 IASA Conference
With increased attendance for the third year in a row and a sold-out exhibit hall, this year’s IASA Educational Conference and Business Show in San Diego provided evidence of the insurance industry’s health and increased IT spending. It also highlighted ongoing challenges in the areas of customer experience and retention, data management and regulatory compliance. I&T highlights some of the most provocative statements heard at the conference.