Despite the Supreme Court upholding nearly all aspects of the Affordable Care Act, the industry hasn’t seen the last challenge to the law’s provisions, said Margret Amatayakul, president at Margret A Consulting in Schaumburg, Ill.

Citizens, Congress and governors still could raise new challenges to the law, and the administration, as it tweaks provisions, could delay certain regulatory actions or waive penalties, she noted during a Health Data Management Web seminar on July 2. Some of the challenges could be made not to weaken but to strengthen reform provisions, predicted seminar co-presenter Pat Kennedy, president at PJ Consulting in Rockville, Md. For instance, insurers will lobby to strengthen the individual mandate to reduce their risk of offering coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions.

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