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Mixed views on reform-lawsuit outcomes
Modern Healthcare

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican, predicted the Supreme Court will eventually strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate. His was one of several predictions at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday on the law’s constitutionality. “It will be close, but I believe they will,” Cuccinelli said about the expected Supreme Court decision to bar the law’s requirement that Americans purchase insurance or face either a penalty or a tax, depending on how it is described.