Government Seeks To Stay Health Act Cases Due To Government Shutdown

Several federal courts on Oct. 4 granted motions by the government to stay proceedings in challenges to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) during the current lapse in appropriations due to the partial government shutdown that began Oct. 1. The government began filing motions to stay the proceedings on Oct. 1 in courts across the country, with courts beginning to issue rulings on Oct. 2.

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