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Supreme Court Rejects ACA Privacy Violations Challenge

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on March 30 declined a challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) alleging that the individual mandate impermissibly required disclosure of confidential personal information (Nick Coons, et al. v. Jacob L. Lew, et al., No. 14-525, U.S. Sup.).

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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 ACA The plaintiffs filed their suit in the...
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