The Supreme Court and the Future of Medicaid

Jost, Timothy Stoltzfus; Rosenbaum, Sara
September 2012
New England Journal of Medicine;9/13/2012, Vol. 367 Issue 11, p983
Academic Journal
The article reports on the conclusion of the U.S. Supreme Court in its June 28, 2012 decision on the U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) that the law's Medicaid expansion scheduled for 2014 was unconstitutional. The impact of this Medicaid expansion in New York, Maine and Arizona is suggested. State challengers of the ACA Medicaid amendments reportedly claimed that these amendments crossed a constitutional line. Also addressed are the three key questions raised by the Court's decision.


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