On January 21, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Harris v. Quinn. The question in this case is twofold: (1) Whether a state may, consistent with the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution, compel in-home care providers to financially support a union to be their exclusive representative in petitioning the state for greater reimbursements from its Medicaid programs; and (2) whether the lower court erred in holding that the claims of providers in the Home Based Support Services Program are not ripe for judicial review.

To discuss the case, we have Andrew Grossman, who is an associate at Baker Hostetler as well as a Visiting Fellow at the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation.

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