ACA Health Care Reform

12 ABA Journal ACA Health Care Reform articles.

DOJ argues entire health care law must be struck down
The U.S. Department of Justice is arguing that the Affordable Care Act must be struck down in its entirety because of Congress’ decision to lower the tax penalty to zero for failure to carry health insurance.
Afternoon Briefs: Prosecutor says Trump ally got break; lawyers’ extortion plea

Prosecutor to testify that Trump ally was treated better

A prosecutor who resigned in the Roger Stone case plans to tell Congress on Wednesday that his supervisors told him that…

Groups plan lawsuit after Trump administration reverses transgender health care protections
Three groups say they have planned lawsuits challenging the Trump administration’s reversal of protections for transgender patients in regulations interpreting the Affordable Care Act.
Health law requires US to pay insurers that lost money, Supreme Court rules
Insurers that lost money participating in the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplace have a right to reimbursement under the law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
SCOTUS will hear arguments by telephone conference in several cases because of COVID-19
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will have oral arguments by telephone conference in May for several cases because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
SCOTUS agrees to review ruling that struck down Affordable Care Act
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care law, making review before election unlikely
The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to grant fast-track review to a new constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act, making it unlikely that the case will be decided before the 2020 presidential election.
Afternoon Briefs: 4th Circuit tosses emoluments suit; health insurance mandate on shaky ground

A federal appeals court has tossed a case contending that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution’s ban on presidents accepting emoluments from foreign states. The 4th U.S.…

Supreme Court to consider cases accusing US of shorting health insurers $12B in promised payments

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether Congress must fulfill a statutory promise to pay insurers who lost money by participating in the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces.

Appeals court allows US to withhold funds from clinics providing abortions and referrals

A federal appeals court on Thursday allowed the Trump administration to withhold federal funds from clinics that provide abortions or referrals for the procedure.

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit…

Judge strikes down expansion of association health plans that does ‘end-run’ around health law

A federal judge said Thursday the Trump administration had tried to do “an end-run” around the Affordable Care Act when it expanded the availability of “association health plans” with fewer…

In ‘major shift,’ Department of Justice argues entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down
The U.S. Department of Justice told a federal appeals court Monday evening that it agrees with a federal judge who struck down the entire Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional.



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