Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

Democratic-led states ask Supreme Court to quickly review Affordable Care Act’s legality

This file photo shows the short form for the new federal Affordable Care Act application in Washington. Getting covered through President Barack Obama’s health care law might feel like a combination of doing your taxes and making a big purchase that requires some research.  AP Images

A coalition of Democratic-led states on Friday asked the Supreme Court to consider the legality of the Affordable Care Act during its current term, which would mark the justices’ third review in the near-decade history of the health-care law. The ...

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ACA’s individual mandate unconstitutional, appeals court says; lower court to decide whether rest can stand

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling that its requirement that most Americans carry insurance is unconstitutional; it also sends back to a lower court the question of whether the rest of ...

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Supreme Court to consider whether federal government owes billions to health care insurers

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WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court will review another controversy involving the Affordable Care Act, the justices announced Monday, this one involving health care insurers who say the federal government owes them billions of dollars. The program, creating what is known ...

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Controversial ruling on health care law could face a skeptical Supreme Court – if it gets there

WASHINGTON – If a federal judge’s controversial ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional eventually winds its way to the Supreme Court, it will face the same majority that has twice upheld the law against would-be fatal attacks and ...

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Report: NY among states with significant drop in uninsured

New York and seven other states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All but Florida had accepted ...

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Second Circuit – Catholic Health Care System, et al. v. Burwell, et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Affordable Care Act Contraception – Religious Exception Catholic Health Care System, et al. v. Burwell, et al. 14-427-cv Judges Leval, Pooler and Chin Background: The defendants appealed from a judgment that granted ...

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