Editorial: Lawmakers Must Be Ready for Health Care Decision

In an editorial, the News Sentinel says that the U.S Supreme Court’s decision about the Affordable Care Act will affect Tennesseans either way it goes and that the state legislature must be poised to act. “The Legislature has put off setting up a health care exchange, with the Republican majority betting on the law's demise,” the paper says. “But if it passes, lawmakers must act before the end of the year or allow the federal government to create one. And if the law is struck down, it must be replaced with a law that addresses the failures of the health care system that gave birth to the law in the first place.” Read the editorial