States Look For Quick Win In Obamacare Medicaid Tax Row

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 6:56 PM EST) -- Six states moved for a win in their fight against the Affordable Care Act tax levied on state Medicaid managed care organizations, telling a Texas federal judge on Friday that the fee exceeds the federal government’s authority and violates the U.S. Constitution.

Led by Texas, the six states asked U.S. District Judge Reed C. O'Connor to grant them summary judgment in their suit seeking to stop Congress from collecting the Health Insurance Providers Fee. Arguing that the federal government lacks statutory authority to impose the fee...
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Case Title

State of Texas v. United States of America


Case Number

7:15-cv-00151

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Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Federal Tax Suits: Taxes (US Plaintiff or Defendant)

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Reed C. O'Connor

Date Filed

October 22, 2015

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