Two years after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the country remains deeply divided over President Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement, and the debate over its constitutionality is headed for the Supreme Court in a highly anticipated case. In three days of arguments in late March, the nation’s highest court will consider several key aspects of the law, including the controversial individual mandate, and could decide to uphold or strike down all or part its reforms.
Which aspects of the law will be most heavily scrutinized? Is the court likely to rule that the individual mandate is unconstitutional? On Wednesday, March 21, Russell Wheeler took your questions during a live web chat with moderator Vivyan Tran of POLITCO.
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Homi Kharas delivered the keynote address at IFPRI’s annual staff retreat on September 12, 2018. He explored the evolving development agenda and its implications for policy research.