CONGRESS: ‘ OBAMACARE FOR LOW TO MODERATE INCOMES VIOLATES THE CONSTITUTION ‘

#AceWorldNews – WASHINGTON – Dec.01 – In mounting the latest court challenge to the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans are focusing on a little-noticed provision of the law that offers financial assistance to low- and moderate-income people The New York Times reported.  

Under this part of the law, insurance companies must reduce co-payments, deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs for some people in health plans purchased through the new public insurance exchanges.

The federal government reimburses insurers for the “cost-sharing reductions.”

In their lawsuit, House Republicans say the Obama administration needed, but never received, an appropriation to make these payments to insurance companies.

As a result, they contend, the spending violates the Constitution, which says, “No money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law.”

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