Idaho Supreme Court Hears Challenge To Medicaid Expansion Initiative

By James Romoser
January 29, 2019 at 7:12 PM
The Idaho Supreme Court considered Tuesday (Jan. 29) whether to declare Idaho’s Medicaid expansion plan unconstitutional less than three months after the state’s voters approved it in a ballot initiative, but several of the court’s justices expressed skepticism about arguments advanced by the group that is challenging the expansion. The court also grappled with procedural problems in the case. The five-member court heard an oral argument in the lawsuit, which argues that the expansion initiative violates the Idaho constitution by...

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