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How Should California Respond if Part or All of ACA Is Struck Down?

Within the next six to eight weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will issue rulings that will have a significant effect on health care nationally and in California.

If the Affordable Care Act is upheld in all respects, it will be full steam ahead for reform and the effects will probably be more significant in other states.

However, if part or all of the ACA is struck down, the effects will be considerable in California, which has embraced and prepared for reform more aggressively than most states.

We asked policymakers and stakeholders how California should respond if the court rules against part or all of the ACA. We got responses from: