In surprise move,

DOJ Asks Texas Court To Toss Key ACA Marketplace Protections

June 07, 2018
The Trump administration's Department of Justice on Thursday (June 7) shocked stakeholders by declining to fully defend the Affordable Care Act from a challenge by 20 GOP-led states, and instead asked a Texas court to invalidate the ban on denying coverage for those with pre-existing conditions as well as health underwriting as of Jan. 1, 2019, when the mandate penalty goes away. Attorney General Jeff Sessions explained the decision, which he says was approved by the president, in letters to...

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