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LISTEN: Connecticut's Health Care Advocate On Obamacare's Prospects For Survival

Nov 10, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court’s new 6-3 conservative majority was assumed by many to be the death knell for the Affordable Care Act. But a funny thing seems to have happened Tuesday during oral arguments. Conservative Justices John Roberts and Brett Kavanaugh appeared to indicate their support for leaving the ACA intact -- with the exception of the individual mandate. 

Ted Doolittle, the state’s health care advocate and a UConn law grad, joined All Things Considered to talk about why losing the individual mandate is of no consequence, why the ACA is important to the state of Connecticut, and what he believes is the real reason opponents of the ACA want it gone.