Sebelius Blasts Injunction Bid On ACA Tax Incentives
By Sindhu Sundar
Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 7:07 PM ET) -- Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius on Wednesday contested an interpretation of the Affordable Care Act's mandate on tax subsidies by a group of Virginia residents seeking a preliminary injunction on rules extending tax credits to consumers in states with federally run exchanges.
In an opposition filed in Virginia federal court, Sebelius argued that the plaintiffs could not show how receiving federal tax credits could cause them injury. The plaintiffs, who brought their suit in September, maintain that such tax credits only apply to...