The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – Summary Of The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling

The United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of most of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The two key issues before the Court were the constitutionality of (1) the ACA’s “individual mandate,” which requires virtually everyone in the United States to buy health insurance or to pay a penalty for failing to do so, and (2) its requirement that states adopt new standards that would have significantly increased the number of Medicaid-eligible individuals (the so-called “Medicaid expansion”), or face loss of federal Medicaid funding.

IFA Public Awareness Campaign Touts Franchise Job Creation

A new advertising campaign by the International Franchise Association highlights one of the many economic benefits of franchising: job creation. The IFA’s Public Awareness Campaign is dedicated to touting the economic impact of franchising and educate lawmakers and the general public regarding the economic outlook for franchise businesses, as opposed to non-franchised businesses.

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