Obama http://wfpl.org en Federal Healthcare Law and Kentucky Medicaid, Youth http://wfpl.org/post/federal-healthcare-law-and-kentucky-medicaid-youth <p>The U.S. Supreme Court&rsquo;s decision to uphold President Barack Obama&rsquo;s healthcare overhaul law, known as the Affordable Care Act, could extend Medicaid to 300,000 more Kentuckians if the state decides to accept the terms laid out in the law.</p><p>The court ruled the federal government cannot withhold Medicaid funds to states that choose not to implement rules under the ACA, but if states choose to increase the poverty level for eligibility to 133 percent, the federal government will support them.</p><p>Kevin Russell from scotusblog.com explains:</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:32:01 +0000 Devin Katayama 834 at http://wfpl.org