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Health care for millions at stake
Sacramento Bee

President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law two years ago this month. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up its constitutionality, with three days of hearings starting Monday – and a decision, we can all hope, before summer.

The issue involves the individual mandate, which requires Americans starting in 2014 to maintain health insurance coverage or pay a penalty on their tax returns, so they don’t pass their medical costs to others.