By Emily M cKinley, Health Information Specialist The Affordable Care Act received increased attention from the media during the latter half of March.Not only was the act celebrating its second anniversary but it was also trying to withstand claims of unconstitutionality which landed the act, its supporters and opponents in the United States Supreme Court. The nine justices of the US Supreme Court heard four oral arguments regarding the ACA and dedicated more hearing time to the act than any previous issue brought before the Court. The first argument, presented on Monday, March 26, centered on whether the Court could even rule on the case at the present time. That is to say, the act was tested against the Anti-Injunction Act, which states that a tax cannot be challenged until it is enforced. This argument relates directly to the provisionof the ACA which states that come 2014, individuals who have not enrolled in or purchased insurance coverage will have to pay a penalty that will
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