Lawsuit Against Federal Health Care Law Gets Go Ahead

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage

A Florida judge has allowed a lawsuit against the federal health care law to go ahead.  Alaska is one of 20 states that filed suit over the federal law and its mandates for states to increase their Medicaid programs and its requirement that individuals purchase health insurance.  Judge Roger Vinson said there were constitutional issues involved and set a hearing date for December 16.

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