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White House Issues First Legal Defense of Healthcare Reform
Health Leaders Media

White House lawyers have filed the governments’ response to a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, previewing what may become a state-by-state legal battle over the future of healthcare reform. The suit was filed by the Thomas More Law Center in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on behalf of four uninsured individuals who do not plan to buy health insurance and claim they will be harmed by the monetary penalty when insurance becomes mandatory in 2014.