Opting Out Of Medicaid Expansion Is Tough Call For States

Law360, New York (July 2, 2012, 9:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may have made it easier for states to opt out of the health care law's Medicaid expansion, but those states are now facing a knotty set of questions about how opting out could affect their hospitals, their residents and their budgets.

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the federal government could not revoke all funding for Medicaid if a state refuses to go along with the expansion. The ruling appears to make it easier for states to opt out of the expansion,...
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