Obama administration opposes suing states on Medicaid cuts

The Obama administraton has submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court claiming that individuals do not have the right to sue states for cuts in the Medicaid program, even if such cuts compromise care, reports the New York Times. The administration argues that allowing such suits to move forward would undermine the authority the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to oversee the Medicaid program. Article