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Supreme Court ruling may jeopardize Oregon health reform

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Thursday, June 21, 2012

 If Affordable Care Act is struck down, funding for Oregon Medicaid expansion and other reforms could be at risk.

If the court throws out the whole law, “it’s going to be absolute chaos,” said U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Canby. “The biggest consequence I see is premium increases.”

But conservatives say the expansion of Medicaid and other aspects of the law are ones the nation can ill afford when the national debt is close to $16 trillion.

Read more at Salem Statesman Journal

 
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