TITLE

Appeals court blasts mandate: 11th Circuit ruling sets up high court showdown

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Joe; Daly, Rich; Zigmond, Jessica
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/15/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 33, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the opinion issued by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia on the individual insurance mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The ruling favored the 26 states that joined the lawsuit in Pensacola, Florida stating that the ability of U.S. Congress to regulate interstate commerce cannot be expanded to include a power to compel private individuals to purchase health insurance.
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64484494

 

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