CHICAGO — The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the new federal health care law is the best outcome for nonprofit health care providers — and could mean a jump in hospital bond issuance — but the law also presents challenges for the sector.

The court’s affirmation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s $1 trillion, 10-year overhaul of the U.S. health care system, upholds key provisions for the sector: the mandate for individuals to buy health insurance and Medicaid expansion provisions.

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