11th Circ. Urged To End Block On Ga. Health-Plan Pay Law

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 7:23 PM EDT) -- Georgia’s Insurance & Safety Fire Commissioner on Tuesday asked the Eleventh Circuit to overturn an injunction blocking a law extending the state's "prompt pay" insurance statute to cover employers' self-funded plans, saying trade group America's Health Insurance Plans didn’t have standing for the suit.

According to the brief, filed by commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens, U.S. District Judge William S. Duffey Jr. had made a number of mistakes when he granted a preliminary injunction to AHIP, blocking several provisions of the state’s Insurance Delivery Enhancement Act from...
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