The District Court ruling on the legality of issuing Obamacare premium subsidies to federal exchange enrollees finds:
. . “An agency’s rule- making power is not ‘the power to make law,’ it is only the ‘power to adopt regulations to carry into effect the will of Congress as expressed by the statute.’' . . .
The court holds that the IRS Rule is arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion or otherwise not in accordance with law . . .
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Another landmark court decision in a case that challenges the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is expected anytime, and the outcome could have far-reaching effects for those receiving Obamacare subsidies for their government health care coverage.
Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Supreme Court Decision Restores Freedoms to Some, but More Work to Do
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Hobby Lobby’s U.S. Supreme Court victory this morning is a win for business owners of closely held corporations and shows the limitations of the controversial Obamacare individual mandate.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—The start of 2014 marks a victory for the protection of private genetic data with the settlement of a lawsuit between 21 Minnesota families and the Minnesota Department of Health. The multi-year case argued the illegal and improper storage and use of newborn blood samples and genetic test results obtained under the Newborn Screening Program by the state health department. The ruling is in favor of the 21 plaintiffs, and now the blood samples and test results obtained without consent must be destroyed.
BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE CITIZENS’ COUNCIL FOR HEALTH FREEDOM, ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, INC., AND INDIVIDUAL PHYSICIANS IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
BRIEF OF ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, INDIVIDUAL PHYSICIANS and CITIZENS’ COUNCIL FOR HEALTH FREEDOM AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
BRIEF OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, INC., INDIVIDUAL PHYSICIANS AND CITIZENS␣␣ COUNCIL FOR HEALTH FREEDOM AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PRIVATE PARTIES
Various lawsuit documents in which the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) said they would destroy all or part of the Baby DNA bloodspot cards (specimens) and genetic test results. The MDH press release appears to say that they will destroy all data and DNA they collected before the Supreme Court decision.
BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, INC., CITIZENS’ COUNCIL FOR HEALTH FREEDOM, JANIS CHESTER, M.D., MARK J. HAUSER, M.D., AND GRAHAM L. SPRUIELL, M.D., IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS
The Complaint: "Plaintiffs the American Hospital Association, Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital, Munson Medical Center, Lancaster GEneral Hospital, and Trinity Health Corporation ("Plaintiffs") bring this action to end an unlawful government practice: The Medicare program has been refusing to pay hospitals for hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of care provided to patients, even though all agree tha tthe care provided was reasonable and medically necessary as the Medicare Act requires. The government's refusal to pay for this care is harming hospitals and patients. More pertinent here, it violates the Medicare Act and is otherwise unlawful. Plaintiffs seek a declaration to that effect as well as monetary and other relief." - AHA, et. al. vs Kathleen Sebelius, HHS, November 1, 2012.