Judge Rejects Trade Group’s Suit Challenging Fees On Non-Exchange Insurers

Mealey's (June 15, 2015, 1:46 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The District of Columbia’s assessment of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange fees on insurance products offered outside the exchange resulted from reasonable analysis within the normal political channels, a District of Columbia federal judge ruled Nov. 13, 2014, in dismissing a trade group’s action (American Council of Life Insurers v. District of Columbia Health Benefits Exchange Authority, et al., No. 14-1138, D. D.C.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160038).

(Opinion available. Document #93-141126-012Z.)

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