ST. LOUIS - A Missouri federal judge on Jan. 31 denied a motion by a not-for-profit corporation to intervene in a suit seeking a declaration that portions of a state law are unconstitutional because they are in direct conflict with portions of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Missouri Insurance Coalition, et al. v. John M. Huff, in his capacity as Director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration, No. 12-2354, E.D. Mo.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13105).