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Markets Caught Off Guard By Health Care Ruling

After the Supreme Court announced its health care decision Thursday, the stock market rewarded some companies and punished others. But by the end of the day, stock traders seemed to shrug off the ruling.
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Undeterred, GOP Vows To Repeal Health Care Law

Congressional Republicans reacted to the Supreme Court's validation of President Obama's health care law with a promise to repeal the law.
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Chief Justice Robert's Vote Saves Health Care Law

By a vote of 5-4, the Supreme Court upheld almost all of the 2010 health care law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four more liberal members in saying it is constitutional under Congress' right to levy taxes.
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After Years Of Uncertainty, A Health-Care Business Gets An Answer

It's 9:45 am on Thursday at the headquarters of Health Plan One, a health insurance agency that sells private policies. The biggest court decision ever regarding health insurance is about to come down.
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High Court Health Care Ruling Shifts Action To States

The decision shifts much of the burden of implementing the law to the states, which are responsible for the lion's share of getting people without insurance covered under the health law. States also now have to make a decision about expanding Medicaid coverage to their poorest people.
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Results Of Court's Decision Will Be 'Devastating'

For some elected officials in Florida, Thursday's Supreme Court decision came as an unexpected shock. Republican Governor Rick Scott and his administration have done as little as possible to comply with the law. Now they have some tough decisions to make.
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Health Care Ruling Is A Mixed Bag For Insurers

The Supreme Court's decision removes much of the uncertainty for businesses involved in health care. Renee Montagne talks to Karen Ignani of America's Health Insurance Plans, the insurance industry's trade group, about the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling.

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