Judge Grants Unopposed Motion Seeking Stay Of ACA Risk-Corridor Lawsuit
Mealey's (January 24, 2017, 7:40 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge on Dec. 14 granted an unopposed motion by the United States of America to stay proceedings challenging the government’s failure to make annual payments under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk-corridor program (Alliant Health Plans Inc. v. The United States, No. 16-1491, Fed. Clms.).
(Order available. Document #93-170118-023R.)
As part of the ACA, Congress created the risk-corridor program. The risk-corridor program is part of a tripartite of programs (3R programs) designed to help stabilize health insurance markets. ...