March 09, 2012

11-398 Minimum Coverage

Questions Presented

Beginning in 2014, the minimum coverage provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119, amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Pub. L. No. 111-152, 124 Stat. 1029, will require non-exempted individuals to maintain a minimum level of health insurance or pay a tax penalty. 26 U.S.C.A. 5000A.

The question presented is:

1. Whether Congress had the power under Article I of the Constitution to enact the minimum coverage provision.

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