Missouri Group Sues HHS Over Health Insurance Rate Info

Law360, Los Angeles (October 1, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT) -- A Missouri consumers group sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday in federal court, claiming the department has violated the Affordable Care Act by improperly withholding information on increased rates Missouri consumers will pay on the federally run insurance marketplace.

The nonprofit Consumers Council of Missouri, represented by Mehri & Skalet PLLC partner and former HHS official Jay Angoff, filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act seeking to compel the HHS to produce documents relating to insurers' proposed rate increases for...
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