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Volunteer State is First in Nation to Face Litigation Due to its Medicaid Practices; Eligible Tennesseans Suffer While State Plays Politics
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The state of Tennessee has broken a decades-old promise to its most vulnerable residents by adopting policies that deprive thousands of people of health care coverage even though they are eligible for TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program, according to a federal class action lawsuit filed today by three advocacy groups.
In the legal chess match over health care, the Obama administration's next move is promising.
WASHINGTON—On the heels of a hotly contested divided opinion in the D.C. Circuit Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a unanimous opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) tax credits in King v. Burwell. The decision came down just hours after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit reached the opposite ruling in Halbig v. Burwell.