June 28, 2012
The Legal Action Center applauds the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this morning upholding the Affordable Care Act
, President Obama's healthcare reform legislation passed in 2010, with the sole exception that states that decline to comply with the Medicaid expansion will not risk the loss of their existing Medicaid funding.
With this monumental ruling, the justices upheld all the provisions specific to requiring inclusion of substance use disorder and mental health coverage at parity in the essential health benefits that insurers must cover.
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