Aetna Health Reform Weekly: Individual Mandate, Minnesota Shut Downs
Jul 07, 2011
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This week’s health care reform news:
ACA, Individual Mandate Validated in First Appellate Court Test
In the first of several such cases, a three-judge panel of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the health reform law's mandate requiring everyone to buy health insurance is valid under the Commerce Clause.
Minnesota Shuts Down, Maine Saying Goodbye to PBM Law
State actions that made a splash across the country last week included Minnesota's budget mess, the decision of the Maine legislature to do away with its restrictive PBM law (awaiting the governor's signature), and a health care claim tax that continues to advance in Michigan.
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