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Missouri Supreme Court backs Medicaid expansion in unanimous decision

Dive Brief: Missouri’s highest court ruled Thursday that the state must expand Medicaid coverage to about 275,000 people, overturning a lower court ruling that found the voter-backed initiative in 2020 was unconstitutional.      In a unanimous ruling, the court said the ballot amendment voters approved in 2020 to expand the program to more people does not… Read More »

Supreme Court upholds ACA in 7-2 decision, leaving intact landmark US health law during pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act by a 7-2 vote, allowing millions to keep their insurance coverage amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the decision, the court reversed a lower court ruling finding the individual mandate unconstitutional. However, the court did not get to the key question of whether the… Read More »

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reverse abortion telemed ruling

The Trump administration this week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling that allowed for mail-order and telemedicine abortion during the COVID-19 crisis.   U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations require mifepristone, which is used in medication abortion, to be dispensed at a clinic, hospital or medical office. In June, U.S.… Read More »