|For Immediate Release|
|Statement from Parkland regarding Affordable Care Act Decision|
|The following is the statement of Parkland Health & Hospital System’s Board Chair Debbie Branson concerning today’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act:
“This is certainly a significant decision with a great deal of meaning for the population Parkland serves. It is now up to the Administration and Congress to determine how we move forward with full implementation of the act.
“We intend to work with our local Congressional delegation, as we have all along, offering our views on how best to serve both the indigent and insured communities of this area.
“With respect to Parkland specifically, we are continuing to work toward completion of the New Parkland Hospital, set to open in 2015.”
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