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The Supreme Court and the Future of Medicaid — NEJM

Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine —

Perhaps the biggest of the many surprises found in the Supreme Court’s June 28 decision on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was the Court’s conclusion that the law’s Medicaid expansion scheduled for 2014 was unconstitutional.1 Attention before June 28 was focused on whether the Court would uphold the individual mandate to obtain health insurance coverage, but in the wake of the Court’s decision, focus has shifted to the question of whether states will refuse to participate in expanding the Medicaid program, given the Court’s holding that the Secretary of Health and Human Services cannot enforce the expansion as a mandate.

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