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Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Democratic state attorneys general are asking the Supreme Court to intervene this term in a case that could invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act. In December, a federal appeals court panel ruled that the “individual mandate” provision of the health law is unconstitutional now that …

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Open enrollment for 2020 health coverage under the Affordable Care Act is halfway over. So far, sign-ups appear to be lagging behind last year’s, but not dramatically. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump and Congress still say they want to do something about the teen vaping epidemic, …

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Medicaid, the joint federal-state health program for people with low incomes, serves more than 70 million people, covers 1 in every 5 births in the U.S. and foots more than half the nation’s bill for long-term care. Yet Medicaid isn’t one program, it’s 56 separate …