Obama Health Care Law to Face Supreme Court

Three key insights on health care and the high court from ABC's Ariane DeVogue.
3:00 | 03/21/12

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The Supreme Court is set to -- six hours of arguments on the health care law. The main focus is going to be the individual mandate that's the key provision of the law that requires people to buy health insurance by 2014 -- -- tax penalty. But there are other important issues in front of the court. First of all if the court strikes down the mandate what happens to the rest of the law -- -- 2700. -- -- ma opponents say if the mandate fox. Everything house passed response well. Secondly the statement challenging the Medicaid provision of the law which expands Medicaid coverage they say it can't afford it. But the Obama administration says -- Medicaid has always been cooperative between the federal government and the states and the -- don't like it they don't have to accept the terms they can watch. Finally this important issue before the court hasn't gotten enough attention. Have to do with the federal law that says a challenge to attacks can't -- Bryant until the tax is assessed. If this Supreme Court ruled that individual mandate falls under this federal law that means it can't rule on the constitutionality. Of the man -- until it in the fact. -- after 2014. That means that we all might have to come back in four years and once again here whether or not the individual mandate is constitutional.

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