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By Scott Hensley, NPR News on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm
Chief Justice John Roberts said the requirement that individuals have health coverage or pay a penalty falls within Congress’ power to impose taxes. On the issue of Medicaid expansion, a majority of the court said Congress can expand Medicaid, but can’t strip states of all their Medicaid funds if they fail to participate in that expansion.