Before you check out the media featuring our University of Minnesota experts, here is a synopsis of how the Supreme Court ruled on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:
1. The entire ACA was upheld.
2. The Individual Mandate was ruled Constitutional, but individuals who refuse to comply would pay a tax.
3. The Medicaid provision (expansion) was limited but not invalidated.
4. Because the whole ACA was deemed constitutional, the provision requiring insurers to cover young adults until they are 26 survives as well.
Now on to the media stories: