After the Supreme Court upheld the so-called individual mandate and substantially all of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act following a legal challenge led by my home state of Florida, President Obama hadn't finished his victory lap before the political line was drawn in the sand. The battle is over, but war wages on until the American people take to the voting booth in November. I have a feeling this election year will be an interesting one, and with a front row seat in Florida, I'm going to be tuned in and transfixed.

For those of us charged with the responsibility of managing employer-sponsored health plans, the Supreme Court ruling has resolved some unanswered questions. By now, most benefit managers have read the opinion with a collective nod and have gone back to the business at hand. But I have the unique privilege of living in Florida, after all; so, it would seem inevitable that we would see some scrambling in Tallahassee as Governor Rick Scott comes to terms with the ruling.

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