Full coverage of national health care law
When the Affordable Care Act kicks in, millions of Americans can face a fine, putting Massachusetts in the spotlight as an indicator of what lies ahead.
The Supreme Court's decision means the benefits of President Obama's landmark law will remain intact for the Bay State, including millions for Medicaid.
Experts said Supreme Court Judge John G. Roberts Jr.'s decisive vote for the health care law could define a court he may lead for years.
UNDERSTANDING THE LAW
Just like a book has chapters and a baseball game has innings, a federal law has "titles" that divide the statute into logical sections. The ACA has 10, and outlining these 10 provides a good path to understanding the essential architecture and logic of the law.