Top Court Rejects Maine’s Challenge To ACA ‘Maintenance Of Effort’ Rule

Mealey's (June 24, 2015, 1:49 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on June 8 denied the State of Maine’s petition challenging mandatory continued Medicaid coverage for older children under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s maintenance of effort requirements, according to the docket (Mary C. Mayhew, in her capacity as Secretary of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services v. Sylvia M. Burwell, et al., No. 14-992, U.S. Sup.).

In a petition for writ of certiorari, Mary C. Mayhew and Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)...
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