If the Supreme Court invalidates components of the Affordable Care Act, active states will try to adapt to the shifting ground by designing new policies to mitigate adverse selection and cover the uninsured. However, their success in doing so will depend in part on how much the ground shifts.
This is a thorough discussion of how state Medicaid and health benefit exchanges could fare after the U.S. Supreme Court issues its ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act this month. The focus of the article is the 14 states that are moving forward with putting their exchanges in place.
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