Supporters of the health care law rally in front of the Supreme Court Wednesday, the final day of arguments over its constitutionality. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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The final argument the Supreme Court will hear about the new health care law is whether its Medicaid expansion unfairly forces states to participate. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption

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Supreme Court's Medicaid Decision Could Reach Far Beyond Health Care

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Jackson Memorial Hospital is preparing for more Medicaid patients by renovating rooms. Jackson is the area's safety net hospital, which means it doesn't receive reimbursement for quite a bit of the care it gives. Courtesy of Jackson Health System hide caption

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Medicaid And A Tale Of Two Miami Hospitals

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Connecticut Considers Letting Health Aides Give Medicines To Homebound

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy (foreground), the No. 3 Republican in the House, speaks while Majority Leader Eric Cantor listens. McCarthy has made it clear that he wants the health overhaul law repealed. But conservative lawmakers in his hometown of Bakersfield, Calif., are accepting federal money to expand Medicaid. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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California Republicans Quietly Embrace Medicaid Expansion

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