"But all that while, states have been quietly limiting patients' health options," he said. "One of the very worst offenders is Virginia. We intend this lawsuit [to be] the first step in a national rollback of these requirements."
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A tremendous amount of attention has been focused on the federal government's role in health care over the past three years, he said outside of U.S. District Courthouse in Alexandria on Tuesday.