Judge Adopts Report, Denies ‘Troubling’ Fee Request In Case ACA Allegedly Mooted

Mealey's (August 21, 2015, 12:21 PM EDT) -- HONOLULU — Calling the motion “troubling,” a federal judge on Aug. 20 denied plaintiffs’ motion for attorney fees in a case in which they initially prevailed in a challenge to Hawaii health programs, only to have the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reverse and then have the entire issue mooted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (Tony Korab, et al. v. Rachel Wong, in her official capacity as Director of the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Services; Leslie Tawata, in her...
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