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Read Preliminary Analysis of U.S. Supreme Court Decision on PPAC Act

Jun 29, 2012

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that the individual mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional, but held that the mandatory expansion of the Medicaid program must be optional for states. Our Advocates for EMS lobbyists, Holland and Knight, have provided a preliminary analysis of this decision, which you can read here: PPAC Initial Analysis (pdf file).

Further analysis will be conducted to understand how this decision will impact EMS. As NAEMT receives additional analysis, we will share it with you.