Mar 2, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Supreme Court takes crucial Affordable Care Act case

Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States stand in a row.
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The Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear a major case against the Affordable Care Act, meaning the health care law's fate will be on the line in the middle of the 2020 presidential election.

Why it matters: The lawsuit — which is supported by the Trump administration — argues that the entire ACA should be struck down, including its most popular provisions, like its pre-existing conditions protections.

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