W.Va. Seeks Quick Win In ACA Policy Renewal Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2014, 7:06 PM EDT) -- West Virginia on Wednesday asked a D.C. federal judge to grant summary judgment in its lawsuit challenging the Obama administration for allowing renewals of insurance policies that should have been canceled under the Affordable Care Act, calling the move unlawful.

In its motion, the state argued that an administrative fix letting individuals and small business keep noncompliant policies for three extra years “contravenes the ACA’s plain text” requiring the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to enforce new insurance standards.

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Case Title

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


Case Number

1:14-cv-01287

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Administrative Procedure Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

Judge

Amit P. Mehta

Date Filed

July 29, 2014

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