High Court Invites Two Washington Lawyers to Take Part in Reform Law Arguments

The U.S. Supreme Court has invited two Washington lawyers to join the oral arguments scheduled for its review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

In an order issued Nov. 18, H. Bartow Farr was asked to argue as a friend of the court that the requirement that individuals buy health insurance be severed from the rest of the law.

The court announced Nov. 14 it would decide the fate of the law and would hear 5½ hours of arguments on four questions raised in petitions from the Obama administration, the National Federation of Independent Business, and officials representing 26 states.

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Source: ModernHealthcare