American flag and medical symbol e, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has made the challenge against the ACA a key campaign issue, contrasting his stance with President Trump’s.

Last week, the Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments in the legal challenge against the Affordable Care Act on November 10. The verdict will likely not be rendered until spring 2021.

Defendants had hoped to fast-track the case, Texas v. United States, earlier this year, a move that the Supreme Court declined. The law’s uncertain future has created a troublesome political environment. Overturning the law would be a win for Republicans but could put them in hot water with voters who lose health insurance or key health care protections as a result.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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