U.S. Supreme Court Gets Ready to Review Legality of PPACA as Qualifications of Two Justices Questioned: Full Court Likely to Hear Case

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court denied a motion by Freedom Watch arguing that Justice Elena Kagan should recuse herself from hearing the upcoming challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The law, often referred to as the “Affordable Care Act,” will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court later this year. 

2012 PPACA Implementation Highlights

The implementation train for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continues to pick- up speed with a number of important implementation dates in 2012. 

Keeping up with the pace can be challenging. To assist, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) offers  a website that helps track the major reform efforts, titled “What’s Changing and When.” Also useful is an online article posted by the White House that gives a year-by-year overview of the PPACA timeline.    

Here’s a snapshot of some 2012 milestones:

Accountable Care Organizations