DC Circ. Signals It May Revive ACA Subsidies Challenge

Law360, Washington (March 25, 2014, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A nixed challenge to the Affordable Care Act centered on tax subsidies possibly gained new life on Tuesday after two judges on a D.C. Circuit panel appeared willing to reverse a lower court's dismissal of the case, a potential decision that, if upheld, could drastically alter the economics and viability of the act.

A three judge panel considered whether U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman erred in dismissing Halbig et al. v. Sebelius et al., a case alleging the IRS ran counter to the Affordable Care...
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Jacqueline Halbig, et al v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al


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14-5018

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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2899 Other Statutes

Date Filed

January 15, 2014

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