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REUTERS/Brian Snyder - Liz Carlson, a self-employed student, attends a health care enrolment fair co-sponsored by Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and the State Employees Association at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, New Hampshire November 9, 2013. Carlson was unable to create a user account on the Affordable Care Act website, HealthCare.gov, and left with a paper application.

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A Poisoned Door Knob and the Fate of the Affordable Care Act: Reading Tea Leaves at the Supreme Court

September 2, 2014, Richard Lempert

On July 22, three-judge panels of two U.S. appellate courts released decisions that go directly to the viability of the Affordable Care Act. In this post, Richard Lempert explores how a recent case, Bond v. US, might offer some clues as to how the Supreme Court may resolve the legal challenges facing the ACA. 

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