Judges Appear Poised To Strike ACA Preventative Coverage Mandate

By Jessica Karins / March 4, 2024 at 6:55 PM
A panel of Fifth Circuit judges seems likely to affirm the lower court ruling that the requirement for Affordable Care Act plans to cover preventative care services recommended by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) violates the Constitution’s Appointments Clause, setting up a likely appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held oral arguments Monday (March 4) in the Braidwood v. Becerra case on the preventative care coverage mandate of...

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