Health care law survives _ with Roberts’ help
WASHINGTON — Obamacare lives. America’s historic health care overhaul, derided by Republicans as intrusive, costly “Obamacare,” narrowly survived an election-year battle at the Supreme Court Thursday with the improbable help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. The 5-4 ruling now makes it certain that major health care changes will move ahead, touching virtually every American’s life. And Democrats, who have learned to accept if not lov...
NV governor: No automatic expansion of Medicaid
CARSON CITY — Nevada won’t automatically accept expanding Medicaid coverage as called for under the federal health care law, Gov. Brian Sandoval said Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling left open the possibility that states could opt out of the requirement without jeopardizing all of its Medicaid funding. “Given what we know today, the governor does not intend to automatically accept the Medicaid expansion,” Mary-Sarah Kinner, Sandova...