Judge Allows States To Pursue Most Of ACA Tax Suit
(August 9, 2016, 2:33 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge in Texas on Aug. 4 largely left intact states’ challenge to a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s health insurance providers’ fee designed to generate revenue from the windfall created by the individual mandate (State of Texas, et al. v. United States of America, et al., No. 15-151, N.D. Texas).
(Opinion available. Document #93-160824-001Z.)
Enacted by Congress in 2010, the ACA includes a health insurance providers fee (HIPF), which seeks to generate revenue from the windfall insurers were expected...