June 28, 2012 Chief Justice John Roberts said the requirement that individuals have health coverage or pay a penalty falls within Congress' power to impose taxes. On the issue of Medicaid expansion, a majority of the court said Congress can expand Medicaid, but can't strip states of all their Medicaid funds if they fail to participate in that expansion.
June 28, 2012 The decision is a victory for the Obama administration over critics who said the health care overhaul was unconstitutional.
June 28, 2012 Three months after historic arguments before the high court over the constitutionality of the administration's sweeping health care law, we are about to find out if it will hold up.
June 27, 2012 Specifically, the court has been asked whether the part of the Affordable Care Act that would expand Medicaid to an estimated 17 million more people over the next 10 years is an unconstitutional infringement of states' rights. The court's decision on the health care law is expected Thursday.
June 27, 2012 The most-anticipated decision of the year is expected to be handed down just after 10 a.m. ET on Thursday. We've got links to where to follow the news, background and more.
June 25, 2012 The high court upheld the part of the law that asked police to check the immigration status of those stopped for another violation.
June 24, 2012 This week, the Supreme Court is almost certain to issue its decision on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law. The decision could have far-reaching implications for the legal landscape, the nation's health care system and even the Supreme Court's legacy.
June 22, 2012 One of the most popular parts of the health overhaul law is a provision that lets parents keep children on their insurance policies until age 26. Several big insurers say they plan to keep that in place even if the Supreme Court strikes down the rest of the law. But it may not be so easy.
June 21, 2012 The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 but issued a narrow decision about the vagueness and timing of the decency rules, not their First Amendment implications.
June 21, 2012 The justices have yet to issue their ruling on whether the 2010 health care overhaul is constitutional.
June 18, 2012 Thursday is the next day when we may hear how the justices rule on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act — better known as the health care overhaul enacted in 2010.
June 15, 2012 "I'm less concerned about how they rule and more concerned about when we can actually get at fixing this," says the head of Aetna, the nation's third-largest health insurer. He says at one level, the health care law represents a huge opportunity for the U.S. health insurance industry.