A federal district court in Texas has invalidated and enjoined actions by federal agencies on and after March 23, 2010—when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted—to implement the ACA requirement that health plans and insurance policies cover the full cost of in-network preventive care that carries an A or B rating by the USPSTF. The court’s ruling broadly applies its earlier decision finding the ACA’s delegation of authority to the USPSTF violated the Appointments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. To learn more, please read our Alert here.