Obamacare Survives: Everything You Need To Know

posted on 06-07-2019

Updated: 4:30 p.m. Eastern, June 28, 2012

Obamacare lives!

On Thursday, June 28, the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the vast majority of President Obama's health care legislation -- the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.

Click the links below for InvestingAnswers.com's of how this impacts you and your money. Then scroll down for more links to help you become more informed about the ruling.

The Supreme Court

The Complete Obamacare Ruling (PDF): Don't settle for others telling you what's in the ruling. Read it for yourself. 

SupremeCourt.gov: More about the highest court in the land, and its justices.

SCOTUSblog.com: Indepth coverage of Obamacare and all of the other cases coming through the Supreme Court.

Definitions of Key Terms

Click on the links below to read definitions of some key Obamacare-related terms from the InvestingAnswers.com Financial Dictionary. It's the most user-friendly financial dictionary on the Internet.


Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

Individual Mandate

Guaranteed Issuance

Public Option

Single-Payer System

Donut Hole


Social Security

Health Insurance

Views From the Left:

"I know there will be a lot of discussion today about the politics of all this, about who won and who lost. ... But that discussion completely misses the point. Whatever the politics, today’s decision was a victory for people all over this country whose lives will be more secure because of this law and the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold it." -- President Barack Obama

WhiteHouse.gov: Read the president's full remarks, issued shortly after the ruling.

DailyKos.com: The influential left-leaning blog's coverage of Obamacare

Views From the Right:

"What the Court did not do on its last day in session I will do on my first day if elected President of the United States. And that is I will act to repeal Obamacare....Obamacare was bad policy yesterday. It's bad policy today. Obamacare was bad law yesterday. It’s bad law today." -- Mitt Romney, Republican candidate for president

MittRomney.com: View his full remarks of a statement given after the ruling.

RedState.com: Coverage of Obamacare from the influential conservative blog.

Your Views

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