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Doctors On Effects Of Supreme Court Decision

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation about how doctors view the Supreme Court decision to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act. She speaks with a roundtable of physicians with different views on the legislation, including physicians from Oklahoma and Virginia.
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How Will Health Care Decision Affect Doctors?

The Supreme Court's decision to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act could transform how many doctors provide care. Host Michel Martin checks in with a roundtable of physicians with different views about the law and its effects, including Congresswoman Donna Christensen, a Democrat from the Virgin Islands, and a board certified physician.
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Advocates Worry Texas won't Expand Medicaid

Texas has opposed the Affordable Care Act from the start. There's been little movement on setting up its insurance marketplace because officials said they were waiting for the Supreme Court ruling. Local health care workers are worried that even after the ruling, the state won't set up an exchange, and might even turn down the Medicaid money from the federal government.
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California Proceeds With Health Exchanges

California began implementing the Affordable Care Act, well before the Supreme Court decided its fate. Even with the state forging ahead, it's still going to be hard to meet the federal government's deadlines.
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Organ Donation Has Consequences Some Donors Aren't Prepared For

Some of the 100,000 people who have donated a kidney in the past six decades say the donation has left them with debilitating health and financial problems. And they say the health care system doesn't do enough to document their cases or issue them sufficient warnings.
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Mississippi Reluctant To Expand Medicaid Eligibility

Dominated by Republican lawmakers, Mississippi nevertheless has moved forward aggressively to implement a key part of the law: health insurance exchanges. Reacting to last week's Supreme Court's decision, Mississippi officials say they may not expand Medicaid to cover more poor residents, even though the federal government is offering to pay most of the cost.

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