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States get chance to make their case on Medicaid
San Francisco Chronicle

States are complaining that the U.S. government made them a health care offer they can’t refuse — but they’d sure like to. And on a doubly busy Wednesday ending three days of hearings, the Supreme Court has another issue to consider: If justices throw out a key piece of the health care law, should they keep the rest of it? First up, the question of what to do if the court rules unconstitutional the requirement that people have insurance or pay a fine.