El Paso medical leaders: Supreme Court's 5-4 health care decision benefits kids, but Medicaid stalls - El Paso Times

Some local community health leaders were surprised -- but happy -- about Thursday's Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Dr. Jose Manuel de la Rosa, vice president for health affairs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the founding dean of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, said the school is pleased the Supreme Court has upheld the critical parts of the Affordable Care Act.

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