As we featured on our blog celebrating the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, health care reform means a great deal to families of children with special health care needs. We share this update from national Family Voices to help our members better understand what happened at the national level this week. From Family Voices : This week the Supreme Court heard legal arguments challenging the Affordable Care Act. There were four issues that the court was considering: 1. Whether the case can be decided now or cannot be adjudicated until the penalty for not buying insurance is actually imposed on someone (a.k.a., the “Anti-Injunction Act” issue). This was argued on Monday. 2. Whether Congress exceeded its power under the “interstate commerce clause” of the constitution when it created the individual mandate to purchase insurance (a.k.a., the “individual responsibility requirement”). Argued on Tuesday. 3. Whether the ACA’s expansion of Medicaid unconstitut
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