‘Stripping away care’: Judge rules ACA preventive services requirement unconstitutional

Medical organizations are sounding the alarm after a federal judge ruled that it is unconstitutional to require insurers and health plans to cover preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force at no cost.The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandated that employers and insurers cover “evidence-based items or services that have in effect a rating of ‘A’ or ‘B’ in the current recommendations” of the USPSTF without cost-sharing requirements. But the plaintiffs said they wanted an insurance option excluding or limiting coverage ofRead More