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The Supreme Court tussle over California's proposed Medicaid reimbursement cuts is getting livelier. Now, the Obama administration is weighing in personally.

On Tuesday, the court gave the Obama administration's solicitor general the go-ahead to participate in the high-stakes Oct. 3 oral argument. The administration's top lawyer will take some of the 30 minutes allocated to California, in order to help argue on California's behalf.

The hour-long oral argument revolves around three related cases, each involving challenges to California's proposed reimbursement cuts. The administration is making a somewhat technical argument, contending that Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and other challengers lack the legal authority to sue over something that's really a matter between the state and federal governments.



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