Healthcare after the ruling: Let the work continue

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means that the transformational changes already underway in the healthcare system will accelerate in three key areas: expanded access for individuals via health insurance exchanges and expanded Medicaid eligibility, where states consent; greater integration of care, and more affordable care. To keep up, health insurers, care providers, pharmaceutical firms and other healthcare companies need to take action.