Health Law’s Employer Mandate Draws Challenge From Okla.

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT) -- The state of Oklahoma on Wednesday filed a new legal challenge related to the health care overhaul's employer mandate, accusing the Obama administration of overstepping the law by making insurance premium subsidies available on both federal and state-based exchanges.

The suit takes issue with a final rule issued by the Internal Revenue Service that would grant federally funded tax credits to people buying health insurance on federally facilitated exchanges, as well as on state-run exchanges.

Oklahoma's lawsuit points out that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
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Case Information

Case Title

Pruitt v. Burwell et al

Case Number



Oklahoma Eastern

Nature of Suit

Commerce ICC Rates, Etc.


Ronald A. White

Date Filed

January 20, 2011


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