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The Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act Individual Mandate Decision, Explained



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Today the Supreme Court released a decision in Texas v. United States. This case revolved around an argument about whether the individual mandate, which has been zeroed out, is still a tax despite the fact that it doesn’t produce revenue. In the end, the Supreme Court dismissed the case because Texas lacked standing. Here’s exactly what happened.


The Supreme Court’s Latest Affordable Care Act Fight; Texas v. California, Explained



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Today the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Texas v. United States. The debate is specifically whether the individual mandate, which has been zeroed out, is still a tax despite the fact that it doesn’t produce revenue. Furthermore, if the Individual Mandate isn’t a tax, is it severable from the rest of the Affordable Care Act. Here’s what’s happening.