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Women’s Stake in the Health Care Debate

“The Republican platform and the speaker lineup for the Republican National Convention demonstrate a fundamental disregard for women and women’s health.” Spoken by the president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, we can safely assume that the speaker is most interested in reproductive health policy. I argue that too often we conflate attention to and […]

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Supreme Court Says ‘Yes’ to Everyone but the Poor?

Back in March, ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, I wondered what might happen to the Medicaid expansion. The question before the court in Florida v. Health and Human Services was whether the federal government could require states to expand their Medicaid eligibility and whether, if states […]

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What Will the Supreme Court do to Medicaid?

By now, just about everyone knows that the Supreme Court is reviewing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Court is spending three days – an eternity by normal argument-length standards – considering the finer points of what exactly constitutes a tax, how a tax differs from a penalty, and the finer points of […]

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