Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 12/04/2019

Judge Tosses Trump Plan To Oblige Immigrants To Have Health Coverage

By James Romoser / December 2, 2019 at 11:21 AM
A federal judge on Tuesday (Nov. 26) blocked the Trump administration from implementing an October proclamation that seeks to deny entry to legal immigrants if they cannot demonstrate that they will have health insurance. U.S. District Judge Michael Simon ruled that the policy is inconsistent with the Immigration and Nationality Act because it attempts to add new conditions for immigrants to obtain visas beyond what Congress intended. Simon had previously issued a temporary order blocking the policy on a short-term...

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