What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court Hearing on the Affordable Care Act: Day Three

Posted 28 March 2012 By Alexander Gaffney

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is scheduled to hear arguments today on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's (PPACA) Medicaid expansion provisions and whether the 'individual mandate' is severable from the PPACA. In preparation for those arguments-and the rest of the case-Regulatory Focus has assembled a list of what you need to know about the case, the court, the hearings, the arguments and more.


Medicaid:

NPR - Supreme Court's Medicaid Decision Could Reach Far Beyond Health Care

The Boston Herald - States get chance to make their case on Medicaid


Severability:

NPR - Court Looks At Whether Mandate Can Separate From Rest Of Health Law

The Boston Herald - Court: What's left of health law without mandate?

The New York Times - Contingency Plans Are Few if Court Strikes Down Insurance Requirement


The Individual Mandate:

Audio and Transcript - Day Two Arguments

CNN - Supreme Court divided over health care mandate

The New York Times - Hard Questions From Justices Over Insurance Mandate

Reuters - Supreme court divided over Obama healthcare law

Bloomberg - Some Justices Question Health Law's Constitutionality

Reuters - Supreme Court moves to heart of healthcare case

Kaiser Health News - Day 2: Justices Grill Obama Administration On Health Law

Kaiser Health News - Conservative Justices Appear Skeptical Of Health Law's Insurance Mandate

The Hill - Rough day for Obama health law: Kennedy among mandate skeptics

NPR - Insurance Mandate A Tough Sell To Justices

The New York Times - For Justices, a Matter of Framing the Core Issue on Health Care


The Anti-Injunction Act:

Audio and Transcript - Day One Arguments

The New York Times - Justices Hear Argument That Health Case Is Premature

The Washington Post - Supreme Court likely to move forward on health-care ruling

New York Times - Health Act Arguments Open With Obstacle From 1867

The Boston Herald - Will Supreme Court hear health mandate at all?

The Boston Herald - Argument up first: Is it too soon to decide?


Case Summary:

Washington Post Wonkblog - SCOTUS 101: A Wonkblog guide to health care oral arguments

Kaiser Health News - The Health Law And The Supreme Court: A Primer For The Upcoming Oral Arguments

National Public Radio - A Legal Guide To The Health Care Arguments

CNN - Health care reform FAQ: A CNN guide to the Supreme Court's arguments

CNN - Health care's big four issues: What the justices will tackle


The Case:

Huffington Post - Obama Health Law Reaches Supreme Court

The Boston Herald - In health care case, Supreme Court weighs entwined provisions

Modern Healthcare - No contingency plans if ACA is struck down, White House officials say


The Court:

CNN - The U.S. Supreme Court: How it works

The New York Times - A Lawyer Who Can Simplify the Complex Draws a Big One: Obama's Health Overhaul

The Boston Herald - Lawyers arguing health care in front of justices on Wednesday

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