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1 ©2020 United Benefit Advisors, LLC. All rights reserved. The U.S. Supreme Court and the Future of the Affordable Care Act Part 1 Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as President Trump’s third U.S. Supreme Court (Supreme Court) Justice on October 26, 2020, to fill the seat vacated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. During the contentious confirmation hearings, along political party lines, Justice Barrett was continuously questioned regarding her views on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act (ACA) due to the upcoming Supreme Court’s review of the ACA. Justice Barrett’s vote could be a deciding factor on whether the ACA remains law. On November 10, 2020, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of California v. Texas, which is a consolidation of 20 cases filed by state attorneys general and governors. Over the next several months, until the Supreme Court issues its decision, we will explore the impact of a decision to overturn the ACA on ...