How Obama's health care act will affect you if found constitutional

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Posted on June 22, 2012 at 8:25 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - We will have to wait until next week to see how the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's landmark health care law.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 would extend medical insurance coverage to more than 30 million Americans.

But the part of the law that's in question is the requirement that starting in 2014, Americans must buy health insurance or pay a penalty.

Walter Lane, an associate professor of economics and finance and an expert in health care economics with the University of New Orleans, was in the studio with some perspective on the issue.

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