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(plaintiff brings constitutional challenge against the minimum coverage provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act of 2010 (Act); court grant's defendant's motion to dismiss due to plaintiff's lack of standing; potential future injury caused by the mandate to buy insurance or be penalized beginning in 2014 is a speculative future injury that is not ripe for adjudication at the present time; while court notes that health insurance premiums have increased as a result of passage of the Act, that increase, without plaintiff showing any present financial impact on himself, is not sufficient to confer standing; plaintiff's complaint focuses on individual mandate provision, and increase in premiums are caused by Act's other provisions which plaintiff is not challenging; plaintiff failed to satisfy the particularized injury requirement of Article III of the Constitution).
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