Healthcare.jpgThis blog post was authored by Heather DeBlanc.

On August 30, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service released final regulations regarding the Affordable Care Act’s (“ACA”) requirement that all individuals maintain minimum essential coverage or pay a penalty, called the “Individual Mandate.”  Starting October 1, 2013, individuals will be able to purchase health coverage through

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This guest post was authored by Heather L. DeBlanc

This morning, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius addressing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).1 The Court upheld, in a 5 to 4 ruling, the constitutionality of the individual mandate under the ACA.