From the Beshear-Coleman campaign: Time: 'The ultimate outcome will affect protections for people with pre-existing conditions…'

The legal battle over the Affordable Care Act today is getting widespread national attention for its potential significant impact on health care - especially for people with pre-existing health conditions. As I’m sure many of you know, Andy Beshear is officially involved in the coalition of state attorneys general, along with groups like the AARP, fighting to protect access to affordable health care for working families in Kentucky.

Here’s some of the national coverage about the fight over the ACA happening in federal court today:

The fate of the Affordable Care Act is again on the line Tuesday…” - NPR 

“The ultimate outcome will affect protections for people with pre-existing conditions…” - Time 

"The ACA's fate will again be argued in court..." -Axios 

“A federal appeals court panel will hear arguments Tuesday on whether a federal judge in Texas was correct in striking down the Affordable Care Act, a case with enormous stakes not only for millions of people who gained health insurance through the law…” - New York Times

“A federal appeals court on Tuesday will consider the fate of the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for a major decision later this summer that could impact health care benefits for millions of Americans…”  - ABC News

“The stakes of the lawsuit are significant: If Obamacare were, in fact, ruled unconstitutional, that could mean that health insurers could once again refuse coverage or otherwise discriminate against patients who have preexisting conditions…” - Vox 

“The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is set to consider whether to affirm a judge’s decision that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional in the biggest court challenge the healthcare law has faced since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld it in 2012.” - Reuters