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ACA Risk Rules Aren't Arbitrary, Judge Finds In Insurer Suit

Law360, New York (January 31, 2018, 6:15 PM EST) -- A struggling Massachusetts health insurer failed to show that the Affordable Care Act’s risk-adjustment program is unreasonable, a federal judge said Tuesday, finding that the federal government considered enough alternative options on its way to developing the program.

Issuing a lengthy opinion on a “far from simple” dispute, U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV granted summary judgment for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and rejected a cross-motion for summary judgment from Minuteman Health Inc. Minuteman, an ACA co-op that’s now in receivership...
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Minuteman Health, Inc v. United States Department of Health and Human Services et al


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1:16-cv-11570

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Massachusetts

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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F. Dennis Saylor, IV

Date Filed

July 29, 2016

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