Obamacare Lawsuits: Is the Affordable Care Act in Jeopardy?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, has been controversial from the moment it was enacted. Many opponents have fought against it and now some have taken their grievances to court. Will numerous lawsuits prevent the Affordable Care Act from achieving its intended ends?

In the following video, Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool's director of investment planning, reviews the various lawsuits that people have filed challenging aspects of the Affordable Care Act. Dan notes that the wide variety of different theories presents a formidable attack against Obamacare and he runs through the various suits pending. He concludes with a look at the investing ramifications, pointing out that for insurer UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH  ) and hospital companies HCA Holdings (NYSE: HCA  ) and Community Health (NYSE: CYH  ) , the uncertainty involved could reverse their impressive share-price gains recently.

Understand what the fight against Obamacare is all about
Why are so many people angry about Obamacare? Find out more about all of the provisions that have raised so much controversy in only minutes. You can learn the critical facts you need to know in a special free report called "Everything You Need to Know About Obamacare." But don't hesitate; because it's not often that we release a FREE guide containing this much information and money-making advice. Please click here to access your free copy.

Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (0)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Compare Brokers

Fool Disclosure

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 2754631, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 10/22/2016 2:23:06 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...

Today's Market

updated 17 hours ago Sponsored by:
DOW 18,145.71 -16.64 -0.09%
S&P 500 2,141.16 -0.18 -0.01%
NASD 5,257.40 15.57 0.30%

Create My Watchlist

Go to My Watchlist

You don't seem to be following any stocks yet!

Better investing starts with a watchlist. Now you can create a personalized watchlist and get immediate access to the personalized information you need to make successful investing decisions.

Data delayed up to 5 minutes

Related Tickers

10/21/2016 4:00 PM
CYH $10.37 Down -0.10 -0.96%
Community Health S… CAPS Rating: *****
HCA $81.74 Down -0.27 -0.33%
HCA Holdings CAPS Rating: ***
UNH $145.37 Up +0.30 +0.21%
UnitedHealth Group CAPS Rating: ****