POSTED: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:33am
UPDATED: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:44am
Longview,TX — Now that the Supreme Court has affirmed the constitutionality of the Affordable Health Care Act, local businesses are waiting to see what comes next.
Will coverage be affordable for all — making health care available to 30 million uninsured Americans — or will the ruling drive premiums so high that they are out of reach for many, as is predicted by one local insurance broker?
Within minutes of the court’s 5-4 ruling Thursday, the phone started ringing at David Self’s insurance office in Longview.
“I had four agents calling already this morning. They said they were working on group plans, but the companies were pulling out,” Self said.
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