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Dustin Pugel: Kentucky lives and livelihoods are on line with Supreme Court challenge to ACA

Health insurance coverage for over half a million Kentuckians, and the protections for 2 million Kentuckians with preexisting conditions, will once again be on the line when the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in California v. Texas early next month. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has survived previous legal challenges and court rulings since its passage in 2010. However,...

Support for Health Care Law remains steady in Kentucky; attitudes vary by political affiliation

More Kentucky adults have positive opinions about the Affordable Care Act than negative, according to the 2018 Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP). The survey, sponsored by Interact for Health and Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, found that 4 in 10 Kentucky adults (44%) view the law favorably, compared with more than 3 in 10 (33%) who said they view the legislation unfavorably. An additional 2 in...