Health Care Jobs Expected To Grow After 'Obamacare' Ruling

By Beecher Tuttle

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding "Obamacare" will have major implications for patients, insurers and hospitals. It will also determine the future of jobs in the health-care industry.

%VIRTUAL-hiringNow-healthcare%Upholding the federal health-care law, formally called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as well as the mandate that everyone buy insurance could bring as many as 30 million new customers into the industry, causing significant uptick in both use and spending, said Linda J. Blumberg, senior fellow at The Urban Institute Health Policy Center.