Health On The Hill – August 3, 2010

Laurie McGinley and Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News and Noam Levey, Los Angeles Times.

A Senate vote could come as early as Wednesday on a $16 billion Medicaid package for states. Meanwhile, a U.S. District Court judge has allowed a Virginia lawsuit challenging the health law’s requirement that individuals purchase health insurance to continue in the courts. A Missouri state ballot referendum to nullify the health law’s individual mandate is expected to pass today, although the measure is viewed as largely symbolic.


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