Duo: ACA Violates Privacy, Puts Too Much Power In Regulatory Body
Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Privacy violations caused by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well the power granted to a governing body in the legislation require review, a businessman and doctor told the U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 5, 2014, (Nick Coons, et al. v. Jacob L. Lew, et al., No. 14-525, U.S. Sup.).
(Petition available. Document #93-141224-018B.)
Nick Coons and Eric N. Novack, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, challenged the constitutionality of the individual mandate and Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) found in the...