Administration Argues Text, History Of ACA Back Cost-Sharing Funding

(December 3, 2015, 2:09 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) authorizes an integrated tax credit and cost-sharing system, and reading it as excluding the latter creates “a cascading series of nonsensical and undesirable results” with “bizarre consequences,” the administration told a federal judge in the District of Columbia on Dec. 2 (United States House of Representatives v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al., No. 14-1967, D. D.C.).

(Memo available. Document #93-151223-001B.)

The House of Representatives sued Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as secretary of Health and Human Services...
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