At the moment, at least four lawsuits have been filed, all aimed at blocking the administrations attempt to fix the language surrounding the laws tax credits, or subsidies.
By Gina Binole|November 01, 2013 at 09:21 AM
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Politics have been part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act since its passage in 2010. And politics, according to legal experts, stand in the way of fixing a glitch in the law that’s at the center of several lawsuits challenging its legality.
“With a normal, less-polarized law, so many of these issues that have popped up, Congress would go back and fix,” said Iris Tilley, an employment and benefits attorney in Portland, Ore. “But because (the PPACA) is so politically polarized, Congress won’t go back and fix anything. So, you have the executive branch fixing the law through regulation.”
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