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How Health Law's Taxes, Penalties Will Be Enforced

Melissa Block speaks with Timothy Jost, a law professor at Washington and Lee University, about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's taxes, penalties, and how they will be phased in and enforced.
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What's Next For The Health Care Law?

NPR health policy correspondent Julie Rovner looks at what's next in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision on health care.
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Sole Abortion Clinic In Miss. Fights Law To Stay Open

Mississippi's only clinic that performs abortions is facing possible closure. A new state law requires doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals by July 1. But doctors at the Jackson Women's Health Organization have not yet been accepted. The clinic is now suing to stop the law, arguing it amounts to an unconstitutional ban on abortions.
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What Does Health Care Decision Mean For Patients?

Analysts are already pouring over the political consequences of Thursday's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act. But many Americans are wondering what the ruling will mean for patients and business owners. Host Michel Martin discusses the practical implications with reporter Mary Agnes Carey from Kaiser Health News.
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Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Prompts Foot Race In Press Corps

Journalists raced to get copies of the Supreme Court decision on the federal health law out of the courthouse as fast as humanly possible. Photographers were there to document their colleagues' athletic prowess.

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