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The current decision puts to rest a challenge that has been working its way through the courts since the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2017.‌ ‌(Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi)

This week the Supreme Court announced its decision in the Texas-led challenge to the Affordable Care Act, which has been working its way up to the highest level of the courts since the elimination of the individual mandate penalty in 2017.

Despite ongoing debates about “severability” and whether the court could uphold some provisions of the health care law while striking down others, the final decision came down to a much more basic issue: The Republican-led states challenging the law had not shown that they were harmed, and thus had no standing to sue.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years 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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