TITLE

Congress, Court pose new threats to ACA

PUB. DATE
December 2014
SOURCE
HR Specialist: Compensation & Benefits;Dec2014, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the threats posed by the U.S. Congress under control by the Republicans and the U.S. Supreme Court to the legitimacy of the U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA), although repeal of the law is unlikely. It mentions that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House John Boehner pledged to repeal the ACA. Also discussed are the possible legislative efforts and measures under the ACA that might ass pass and that U.S. President Barack Obama might sign.
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