6th Circuit Panel Affirms Award Of Black Lung Benefits Under Affordable Care Act

6th Circuit Panel Affirms Award Of Black Lung Benefits Under Affordable Care Act

CINCINNATI - A unanimous Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Jan. 30 affirmed the award of black lung survivor benefits under amendments to the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act (Vision Processing v. Christie Groves, et al., No. 11-3702, 6th Cir.).

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