PPACA Slide 2
In 2011 CFO published this article acknowledging that a federal mandate of the PPACA is considered by some to be unconstitutional because those who cannot afford health-insurance will face a penalty from the IRS.
In it, challengers insist that the mandate’s requirements fall outside of the federal government’s purview to regulate interstate commerce; while the Obama Administration claims the Interstate Commerce Clause of the Constitution affords Congress the authority to mandate individual behavior.
In the end the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the reform law, declaring the mandate to be constitutional.
Find out in the full article: Mandate Mayhem