US High court upholds key part of Obama health law

June 28th, 2012 in Health /

(AP) — The US Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

The decision handed Obama a campaign-season victory in rejecting arguments that Congress went too far in requiring most Americans to have insurance or pay a penalty.

Chief Justice John Roberts announced the court's judgment that allows the law to go forward with its aim of covering more than 30 million uninsured Americans.

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