Judge: Challenge To Health Act's Individual Mandate Fails To State Proper Claims

Judge: Challenge To Health Act's Individual Mandate Fails To State Proper Claims

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A District of Columbia federal judge on June 28 granted the government's motion to dismiss an amended complaint challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), holding that the suit was foreclosed by a U.S. Supreme Court decision governing the individual mandate and that the act was properly introduced in the House of Representatives (Matt Sissel v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et al., No. 10-1263, D. D.C.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91071).

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