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US Capitol Capsule: 11th Circuit's severability ruling could save data exclusivity from another fight

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Executive Summary

In deciding it was unconstitutional to force Americans to buy health insurance, a US appeals court on 12 August said the individual responsibility mandate could be severed from the remainder of the 2010 health reform law's other provisions, perhaps sparing the long-fought over, now settled-on 12 years of data exclusivity protection against biosimilars from another bloodied brawl in the ring.






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