Healthcare DIVE January 10, 2020
Samantha Liss

The U.S. Department of Justice and a coalition of red states said the motions to expedite their challenge of the Affordable Care Act to the Supreme Court should be denied, according to two separate filings Friday.

The filings with the high court are in response to a petition from a coalition of blue states led by California asking the justices to hear the case. The group of red states led by Texas is seeking to have the entire law overturned in court and has so far racked up two lower court wins. 

The case has been an overhang for the industry and created enormous uncertainty. The landmark law has drastically altered the healthcare industry and is responsible for increasing the...