12:30 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST

Past Event

Supreme Court Set to Rule on Health Care Reform Bill: A Live Web Chat with Russ Wheeler

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EST

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments on the sweeping changes enacted by the 2010 Affordable Care Act, and could decide to uphold or strike down all or part of the health care reform law as soon as this spring. The decision throws the fate of President Obama’s signature legislative achievement into doubt, and could play into the presidential and congressional elections.

What aspects of the law will the Court examine most closely? Should any of the justices recuse themselves from ruling because of prior involvement with challenges to the law? On November 16, Russ Wheeler took your questions in a live web chat moderated by Vivyan Tran of POLITICO.

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