Obamacare is Still the Law, but Court Will Decide
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 979 , Segment 1
Episode: ACA, Deer Menace, Synesthesia, Open Hiring
- Jan 7, 2019 11:00 pm
- 18:28 mins
Guest: Sara Rosenbaum, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, George Washington University For those hoping to get coverage through the Affordable Care Act this year, enrollment has closed –or will soon if you live in a state that runs its own insurance marketplace. About a month ago, a federal judge in Texas nearly yanked the rug out from under the entire system when he declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. But that ruling is on hold pending appeals. You may remember that the US Supreme Court has twice upheld the Affordable Care Act. So what’s the status here? Republicans in Congress have failed to repeal Obamacare, but might they ultimately get their way in court?