Supreme Court to Review Healthcare Reform Challenge

In its November 14, 2011 Order List, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear the challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”). Challenges to the law have ranged on issues from the individual mandate, Medicaid expansion, the employer mandate and health benefits exchange. The Court will hear 5.5 hours of oral arguments on the issues and questions raised. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, “between January and early November 2011, a total of 44 states had more than 200 measures filed, opposing elements of health reform or proposing alternative policies.”

For more information, please contact Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. or Carey F. Kalmowitz, Esq. at (248) 996-8510 or (212) 734-0128 or visit the HLP website.