28 Jun '12, 5pm

Supreme Court Upholds Individual Mandate in the Affordable Care Act, but Medicaid Expansion is in Question

A notable result of the decision also was the holding by the Court that the federal government could not penalize states by withholding or withdrawing Medicaid funding for those states which choose not to participate in the Medicaid expansion. The Court reasoned that the type of change contemplated to the Medicaid program by the Affordable Care Act was transformational and not contemplated previously and therefore was not subject to the prior statutory reservation of rights by the federal government that allowed the alteration or amendment of the Medicaid program. Further analysis of the decision is required, but this holding may allow for states individually to choose not to support the Medicaid expansion program and to do so without fear of reprisal from the federal government. Put another way, the Supreme Court decision potentially removes the "stick" held by the federa...

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