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Supreme Court Hearings, Day 3 In A 2-Minute Cartoon

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Once again, when it all gets to be a bit too much, we are turning to an animated video.

Yesterday's cartoon summed up the central issue at stake in this week's Supreme Court hearings on the federal health law: Whether the government can require everyone to buy health insurance.

Today's session involves two other issues: Medicaid and "severability." What about them? Take two minutes to watch the video above. And deepest thanks to Kevin Outterson, director of Boston University's Health Law Program (who, as we noted yesterday, does tend to have a bit of a point of view.)

This program aired on March 28, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

Carey Goldberg Twitter Editor, CommonHealth
Carey Goldberg is the editor of WBUR's CommonHealth section.

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