Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the Supreme Court ruling on health care in Washington on June 28. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Could Romney Repeal The Health Law? It Wouldn't Be Easy

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President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney first debated Medicare on Oct. 3. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Medicare: Where Presidential Politics And Policy Collide

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Denver Health has a network of clinics to keep track of patients discharged from its hospital. Denver Health hide caption

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Medicare Dings Hospitals For Too Many Repeat Customers

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, seen at a news conference in early 2011 before he took office, promised to file a lawsuit soon after he was sworn in. He did. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Medicaid Helps Washington, D.C., Clinic Care For Ex-Prisoners

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Jamari Brighthaupt, 11, gets blood drawn by registered nurse Rae Montilla at the Georgetown Pediatric Mobile Clinic. Jessica Camille Aguirre/NPR hide caption

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With help from the Affordable Care Act, government fraud investigators will make more use of computer programs to detect Medicare and Medicaid scams. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Health Law Gives Medicare Fraud Fighters New Weapons

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C.S. Mott Women and Children's Hospital is part of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Health System, one of the organizations Medicare is penalizing for its high readmission rate. Lon Horwedel/AP hide caption

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Nursing Schools Brace For Faculty Shortage

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius joins Democratic senators at a news conference on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to announce new preventive health coverage for women that takes effect Wednesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Health Law, 'No-Cost' Birth Control Starts Today

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When the U.S. Supreme Court made a Medicaid expansion optional under the Affordable Care Act, the decision lowered the estimated cost of the law. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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