Scoreboard: Tracking Health Law Court Challenges

Appeals courts have ruled on six challenges to the health law, and three more currently await appeals courts rulings. But the focus has now shifted to the U.S. Supreme Court, which on Nov. 14 announced it would hear the appeal of Florida vs. HHS.

KHN is tracking the status of 26 federal lawsuits seeking to overturn the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and will update those and other new cases on this page.  (Last update: Nov. 14, 2011)

Appeals Court Status & Rulings

  • Florida vs. HHS: Supreme Court announced on Nov. 14 that it would hear this case. (jump to)
  • Susan Seven-Sky vs. Holder: Appeals court ruled law constitutional on Nov. 8 (jump to)
  • Virginia vs. Sebelius: Appeals court ruled against plaintiffs on Sept. 8 (jump to)
  • Liberty University vs. Geithner: Appeals court ruled against plaintiffs on Sept. 8 (jump to) Baldwin & Pacific Justice Institute vs. Sebelius: Appeals court upheld district court dismissal on Aug. 12. (jump to)
  • New Jersey Physicians vs. Obama: Appeals court upheld district court dismissal on Aug. 3 (jump to)
  • Thomas More Law Center vs. Obama: Appeals court ruled law constitutional on June 29 (jump to)
  • Kinder vs. Geithner: Oral arguments heard on Oct. 20. (jump to)

District Court Status & Rulings