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White House files appeal of judge’s reform law ruling
Modern Healthcare

In a familiar argument, the Obama administration responded to the multistate lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act by insisting that the decision not to buy health insurance is an action.

The administration’s appeal of District Judge C. Roger Vinson’s Jan. 31 ruling against the law argues that not buying health insurance is an action and aims to cut to the center of the legal challenge by 26 states.