Episode Summary

Maryland's attorney general explains why he's suing the Trump administration over the ACA, and POLITICO reporters review the latest Obamacare news.

Episode Notes

You may have heard about Texas' lawsuit over Obamacare, and a judge's recent decision that the ACA is unconstitutional. But have you heard about Maryland's counter-attack?

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is locked in a legal battle with the Trump administration, and he joined POLITICO's Dan Diamond to explain his fight to get the ACA declared as the law of the land. (Starts at the 1:20 mark.)

Then after the break, POLITICO executive editor for health care Joanne Kenen and reporter Paul Demko sit down with Dan to discuss the ongoing ACA legal battles, interpret the latest Obamacare enrollment numbers and explain why so many Americans are at risk after Friday's court ruling against the ACA. (Starts at the 14:20 mark.)

REFERENCED ON THE SHOW

Frosh in September sued the Trump administration over the ACA.

Paul and Alice Miranda Ollstein's review of ACA enrollment numbers.

Joanne and Alice's article on how many Americans benefit from the ACA, whether they know it or not.

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Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.