Supreme Court Tosses Texas-Led Affordable Care Act Challenge, Preserving Sweeping Health Care Law

Supreme Court Tosses Texas-Led Affordable Care Act Challenge, Preserving Sweeping Health Care Law

“Texas has the highest uninsured rate in the nation,” said Wesley Story, communications manager at Progress Texas. “If Republicans had been successful, it would have been devastating for millions who are insured and rely on the ACA’s protections for pre-existing conditions. Health care is a human right, and every person deserves access to affordable care.”

 

This article was written by KAREN BROOKS HARPER of The Texas Tribune.  The Texas Tribune is a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them – about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.  This article originally appeared at: https://www.texastribune.org/2021/06/17/supreme-court-affordable-care-act-texas/