Trump administration won’t release ACA replacement before Supreme Court ruling, Azar says

Oral arguments are scheduled for next term, and a decision in the event might not come up until next year, according to The Washington Post.

The judgment in the case will identify whether an ACA replacement strategy is launched, Mr. Azar informed NBCs “Meet the Press.”.

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HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the Trump administration prepares to wait till the Supreme Court guidelines on the legality of the ACA to launch a replacement plan for the health care law, according to Bloomberg Law.

” Well work with Congress on a strategy if the ACA is overruled,” Mr. Azar said. “Well see what the Supreme Court rules.”.

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court June 25 to overrule the entire ACA, arguing the ACAs tax charge for stopping working to acquire medical insurance coverage is unconstitutional; for that reason, the whole ACA should be revoked. The administration argues that the private required became unconstitutional when Congress removed the tax penalty in 2017..

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