ACA Determined to be Unconstitutional by Texas Judge / by AzHHA

Ann-Marie Alameddin, Vice President of Strategy and General Counsel

Last week a federal judge ruled that the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional because Congress repealed the tax penalty enforcing the law’s individual mandate.  However, the judge didn’t not immediately block the ACA from being enforced, instead leaving it the law of the land as the case winds its way through the courts.  The American Hospital Association has created a resource for hospitals that includes a summary and talking points for hospitals and health systems, click here to view the document.