Insurers Ask High Court To Hear Health Fight Quickly

Law360, New York (October 26, 2011, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A health insurance trade group asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to immediately weigh in on the constitutionality of a federal mandate that individuals buy insurance, contending uncertainty over health reform could impose costly burdens on the insurance industry.

Washington-based America's Health Insurance Plans argued in an amicus brief that a decision this term on the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's mandate that certain individuals buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty would enable insurers to prepare for the law....
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