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Health care and the Constitution

Submitted by • July 19, 2019

Assume you’re talking to a group of fellow nurses, fellow political scientists, or to any people interested in politics or health care policy. You tell them you’re taking this class, and they ask you to tell them about the Affordable Care Act.What are the main provisions of the Affordable Care Act? What larger goals does the ACA seek to achieve? How does the law intend to achieve them?What did the U.S. Supreme Court rule about the ACA in NFIB v. Sebelius? What parts of the Act were upheld? What parts were struck down, or revised? How have states reacted?What later issues did the U.S. Supreme Court decide in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and King v. Burwell? Did the Court decide those cases properly?

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