Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is headlining a fundraiser for
the advocacy group Campaign for Better Health Care in Chicago this evening. While Madigan is expected to discuss her push for consumer
protection in a soon-to-be established health exchange program, the AG
is also set to address the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as it is gradually
implemented in the state.
This comes as the U.S. Court of
Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta heard oral arguments last week in a class action lawsuit against the ACA. The suit, State of
Florida v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, challenges the
constitutionality of the Obama administration's signature health care reform law.
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