Calif. Lawmaker Sues State To Reinstate Health Plans

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2014, 8:47 PM EST) -- A California state senator on Tuesday sued the California Health Benefit Exchange, alleging the agency violated federal and state law by forcing insurers to cancel existing plans that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, according to a complaint filed in state court.

Edward “Ted” Gaines, a Republican state senator from northern California and candidate for state insurance commissioner, filed his complaint for a writ of mandate in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of himself, his company Gaines Insurance Agency Inc. and people,...
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