Federal Government Requests Oral Arguments In Michigan Appeal Of Health Law Challenge
In this case, which was brought by a conservative law center, the plaintiff is seeking to overturn a lower court decision that found the health overhaul to be constitutional.
CQ HealthBeat: Government Defends Health Care Law In Suit Being Appealed In Michigan
Justice Department lawyers late Friday afternoon filed a brief requesting oral arguments in a case against the health care law that's being appealed in federal court in Michigan. The plaintiff, a conservative law center, is fighting a lower court decision that was the first to find that the law is constitutional (Norman, 1/14).
Modern Healthcare: Administration Seeks Oral Arguments In Individual Appeals Case
The Obama administration wants a chance to justify - through oral arguments - the individual insurance coverage mandate contained within the health care reform law. The mandate is constitutional because it aims to cut the huge cost of uncompensated care, according to a new Obama administration brief filed in a Michigan case (Daly, 1/17).