Consolidated into: Douglas v. Independent Living Center of Southern California
Holding: The parties will argue before the Ninth Circuit in the first instance whether the respondents may maintain Supremacy Clause actions in light of the approval by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services of the challenged California statutes that reduce the amount of Medicaid reimbursement.
Judgment: Vacated and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on February 22, 2012. Chief Justice Roberts filed a dissenting opinion, joined by Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito.
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