Employers should note that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will remain in full effect following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision rejecting a challenge to the health care law’s individual mandate.

The high court held in a 7-2 decision on June 17 that Texas and other states challenging the law did not have a legal right to sue.

“The Supreme Court’s ruling reaffirms that employers should remain focused on all components of compliance with the ACA,” said Joy Napier-Joyce, an attorney with Jackson Lewis in Baltimore. In particular, the ruling means that employers must continue to be mindful of their shared responsibility and reporting requirements, she noted.

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