Doctors, Government Debate Constitutionality Of ACA Commission In 9th Circuit

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 8:50 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Two doctors and the U.S. government on June 10, 2014, argued before a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on the constitutionality of a Medicare-price setting commission established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and whether the as-yet unstaffed group injured plaintiffs (Nick Coons, et al. v. Jacob Lew, et al., No. 13-15324, 9th Cir.).

Arizona residents Nick Coons, U.S. Reps. Jeff Flake and Trent Franks and Dr. Eric Novack sued the federal government in the U.S. District Court...
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