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The health care mandate and your wallet

Tess Vigeland Jun 29, 2012
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Protestors stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Kris Connor/Getty Images

The health care mandate and your wallet

Tess Vigeland Jun 29, 2012
Protestors stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Kris Connor/Getty Images
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You could argue Chief Justice John Roberts exercised a little independence this week, if not financial. Roberts, of course, was the swing vote in the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Now that the law has been upheld — or most of it, at least — Marketplace’s Adriene Hill parses some of it for us and explains the future of the law.

Listen to the interview above and learn who’s excluded from the individual mandate and what really happens if you decide not to buy insurance and not pay the opt-out tax.

And for more coverage on health care, visit our special collection.

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