For those who said the bill did not contain an unfunded mandate for the states here is the text.

‘‘(1) AMOUNT OF INCREASE.—Notwithstanding
18 subsection (b), the Federal medical assistance per19
centage for a State that is one of the 50 States or
20 the District of Columbia, with respect to amounts
21 expended by such State for medical assistance for
22 newly eligible individuals described in subclause
23 (VIII) of section 1902(a)(10)(A)(i), shall be equal
24 to—
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1 ‘‘(A) 100 percent for calendar quarters in
2 2014, 2015, and 2016;
3 ‘‘(B) 95 percent for calendar quarters in
4 2017;
5 ‘‘(C) 94 percent for calendar quarters in
6 2018;
7 ‘‘(D) 93 percent for calendar quarters in
8 2019; and
9 ‘‘(E) 90 percent for calendar quarters in
10 2020 and each year thereafter.’’; and
11

So now my question is what is the constitutional basis for this requirement?