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Figuring Out the Effect of a Watershed Law
The Wall Street Journal

The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act is only the beginning. Sweeping changes will roll through the $2.7 trillion health-care industry and eventually touch most Americans, shaped not only by the affirmation of the law but by the way it was decided. A number of key issues have yet to be resolved. With the law’s full Medicaid expansion in doubt, it isn’t clear what will happen to safety-net hospitals depending on the infusion of covered patients to balance the law’s cutbacks.