Lawyer: Governors That Back DOJ Stance In TX Case Can't Enforce Key ACA Provisions After Jan. 1

August 09, 2018
Boston -- An industry lawyer told state insurance commissioners over the weekend that any governor who agrees with the Justice Department that the ACA's preexisting conditions and community ratings provisions must be scrapped when the individual mandate penalty goes away Jan. 1 must stop enforcing those provisions come that date. The executive branch's allegiance is first and foremost to the constitution, and thus it must refuse to enforce aspects of a law it deems unconstitutional, lawyer Anthony Shelley of Miller...

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