(WEAU) - Representative Ron Kind says the decision will change the health care system and secure affordable health care for Americans.
At the same time, Representative Sean Duffy released a statement talking about how it’s a win for big government, but a loss for Wisconsin families and job creators.
"Just because the Supreme Court is constitutional doesn't mean that it can't be repealed by congress and the president," said Geoff Pederson UW-Eau Claire Political Science professor.
That is exactly how Republicans feel about the Affordable Health Care Act being upheld in court.
Representative Sean Duffy released a statement saying, “The law is an aggressive and unwarranted intrusion of government on our lives.”
But Democratic Representative Ron Kind has a different opinion on how it can help Americans.
"With the court upholding the decision, 39,000 children throughout western Wisconsin will have a preexisting condition and will not be denied care," said Ron Kind, Third District Congressman.
Political Science Professor Geoff Pederson says we won't see the impact of the controversial law until 2013and 2014.
"That's when we'll start to see how much it impacts, the number of people on welfare, how much it impacts the kind of health care people get from their employers," said Pederson.
Duffy said in a statement, “I believe that we should work to replace Obamacare with a consumer-based approach."
Kind says the bill isn't perfect, and will require everyone to work together and make adjustments along the way.
"Now the challenge is for our nation to figure out a way to come together and start working together in order start changing the health care system that was failing too many people," said Kind.
"The fact that they upheld everything is really quite a surprise I think for many people," said Pederson.