Government: Individuals Can’t Challenge Interest In Providing Preventive Care

(December 22, 2015, 1:03 PM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s establishment of a wide-ranging and workable insurance system constitutes a compelling government interest, a situation a recent Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling did nothing to alter, the government says in a Dec. 4 brief filed in a Missouri federal court (Paul Wieland, et al. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, No. 13-1577, E.D. Mo.).

(Reply available. Document #93-151223-015B.)

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