What the Supreme Court ruling on health care reform means for you

On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (health care reform) enacted in 2010.

The case before the Supreme Court challenged the legality of the individual mandate — the requirement that most Americans must have health insurance. Other issues presented to the Court included whether the individual mandate, if it’s found to be unconstitutional, can be “severed” from the health care reform law without affecting other parts of the law; and the measures that expand Medicaid.

Answers to FAQs about the Supreme Court decision

What does the ruling from the Supreme Court mean for me?

Your coverage with us is still in effect and your benefits are the same. You can see the same doctors and get care from the same hospitals and other providers.

Will my health care premiums go up or benefits change?

No. The Supreme Court ruling has no immediate impact on your benefits or on the premium you pay.


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