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Plaintiffs’ Standing Challenged In ACA Appeal
Health Leaders Media

California-led defenders of the ACA say the plaintiffs are asking the court ‘to do what Congress—after years of debate and deliberation—repeatedly refused to do: dismantle the entire Affordable Care Act.’

The Trump Administration and Texas-led states hoping to see the Affordable Care Act repealed judicially don’t have the standing to gut the bill in its entirety, intervening Democratic attorneys general from 21 states said in a brief filed Wednesday.

The California-led defenders of the ACA told the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the plaintiffs are asking “this Court to do what Congress—after years of debate and deliberation—repeatedly refused to do: dismantle the entire Affordable Care Act.”

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