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The Future of Medicaid Expansion & Effects on People Experiencing Homelessness

On June 28, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the majority of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This brief discusses the Supreme Court’s decision as it relates to health reform and the expansion of the Medicaid program and its effects on people who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. The brief also describes how advocates can help promote access to health insurance and health care services for people experiencing homelessness. (July 2012)