Suit Over Delay Of ACA Employer Mandate Heads To 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 7:15 PM EST) -- A Florida dental office on Wednesday took its lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service challenging the delay of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate to the Eleventh Circuit, aiming to invalidate the postponement as an abuse of executive power.

Kawa Orthodontics LLP, whose complaint was dismissed last week, asserts that the Obama administration ignored the clear text of the health reform law when it pushed back enforcement of the mandate to 2015.

Regulators contend that they have leeway to roll back certain statutory provisions — something...
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