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What If SCOTUS Dumped The Mandate And Kept The Penalty?
The key is that the mandate to obtain insurance and the penalty for violating it are actually two separate sections in the health care law. “But if the Court determines that Congress has no power to impose the insurance requirement, Fishkin says, it can simply strike the requirement but leave the penalty in place. In other words, the law would no longer tell people to get insurance. Instead, it would merely tell people who don’t have insurance to pay a small fee to the government. On its own, Fishkin says, requiring such payment is a legitimate exercise of congressional taxing power.”