Health Care Advocates Amicus Brief in Texas v. United States

Executive Summary

Families USA, Community Catalyst, National Health Law Program, Center for Public Policy Priorities, and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in a friend-of-the-court brief in Texas v. U.S., urge the federal court to reject the Texas Attorney General and the 19 other states attorneys general lawsuit seeking the federal judiciary to invalidate the Affordable Care Care Act as unconstitutional. The health care advocates amicus brief focuses on the “devastating effect on poor people that would result from eliminating Medicaid expansion and the availability of affordable health insurance with adequate protections to those who cannot afford insurance but are not eligible for Medicaid.”

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