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Court challenges could tear down major pieces of ObamaCare

Posted By admin On June 2, 2013 @ 6:30 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Sam Baker
The Hill [1]
June 2, 2013

President Obama’s healthcare law is under attack in the courts even as the administration sprints toward full implementation.

Despite surviving a stiff challenge at the Supreme Court last year, some of the law’s biggest provisions remain at risk from legal challenges.

One set of lawsuits accuses the Internal Revenue Service of illegally implementing new subsidies to help people buy insurance. Separately, more than 60 lawsuits have been filed challenging the law’s mandate for health plans to cover birth control.

A loss for the administration on the contraception mandate would undermine a key selling point for the law that Democrats used to court women in the 2012 elections.

The challenge to the law’s insurance subsidies, while more obscure, poses a far bigger and more dangerous threat to the Affordable Care Act.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-reform-implementation/302895-court-challenges-could-tear-down-major-pieces-of-obamacare

[2] Administration Admits to Court: Under Obamacare, Select Group Can Get Health Care, Not Pay for It, Not Buy Insurance, Not Pay Penalty: http://www.prisonplanet.com/administration-admits-to-court-under-obamacare-select-group-can-get-health-care-not-pay-for-it-not-buy-insurance-not-pay-penalty.html

[3] Kathleen Sebelius says decrease in human beings will cover cost of Obamacare contraception mandate: http://www.prisonplanet.com/kathleen-sebelius-says-decrease-in-human-beings-will-cover-cost-of-obamacare-contraception-mandate.html

[4] Appeals Court Fast-Tracks Obamacare Challenge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/appeals-court-fast-tracks-obamacare-challenge.html

[5] SCOTUS opens door to a new Obamacare challenge: http://www.prisonplanet.com/scotus-opens-door-to-a-new-obamacare-challenge.html

[6] Appeals Court Rules Obamacare Is Unconstitutional: http://www.prisonplanet.com/appeals-court-rules-obamacare-is-unconstitutional.html

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