Judge Reverses Course, Reinstates Man’s ACA Claim Against Government Plan

Mealey's (September 8, 2016, 2:12 PM EDT) -- CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — A man’s claims invoke the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which unlike other regulations does not specifically exclude government-sponsored plans, a federal judge in New York held in granting reconsideration and reinstating the claims on Sept. 6 (Raymond A. Semente, D.C., P.C. v. Empire Healthcare, et al., No. 14-5823, E.D. N.Y.).

(Opinion available. Document #93-160921-003X.)

Chiropractor Raymond Semente provided out-of-network medical services to Suffolk County, Suffolk County Labor/Management Committee and the Employee Medical Health Plan of Suffolk County, as well...
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