U.S. Supreme Court justices indicated they may throw out otherparts of President Barack Obama's health-care law if they strikedown its core requirement that Americans obtain insurance.

A day after the justices cast doubt on the insurance mandate'ssurvival, they tangled today over the consequences such a rulingwould have. The court is in its third and final day of arguments onObama's signature domestic achievement, a law that would extendhealth coverage to 32 million people.

Justices across the ideological spectrum expressed interest inoverturning at least provisions that require insurers to coverpeople with pre-existing conditions. The administration and theinsurance industry say those rules are so closely linked to themandate that they can't be separated.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to Treasury & Risk, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical Treasury & Risk information including in-depth analysis of treasury and finance best practices, case studies with corporate innovators, informative newsletters, educational webcasts and videos, and resources from industry leaders.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Treasury & Risk events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including PropertyCasualty360.com and Law.com.

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.