Hold on, rejoicing Liberals. There’s another twist in today’s ObamaCare Supreme Court ruling. There is a huge win for the Tenth Amendment and states’ rights.
There is a Medicaid Provision in today’s Supreme Court ruling on ObamaCare that says Congress can order the states to provide certain healthcare, but they can not financially penalize those states that choose not to comply.
So, for states, like New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, and others who reject the onerous expansion of Medicaid foisted upon them, the HHS Secretary can only say “Pretty Please”.
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AHA Health Reform Law has a key quote from today’s Supreme Court decision,
“Nothing in our opinion precludes Congress from offering funds under the ACA to expand the availability of health care, and requiring that states accepting such funds comply with the conditions on their use. What Congress is not free to do is to penalize States that choose not to participate in that new program by taking away their existing Medicaid funding.”