HHS Seeks Dismissal Of House’s Suit Over ACA Implementation
Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 9:14 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives lacks standing to challenge implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s employer mandate in court, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) told a federal judge in the District of Columbia on Jan. 26 (United States House of Representatives v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al., No. 14-1967, D. D.C.).
(Memo in support of dismissal available. Document #93-140128-017B.)
The House of Representatives sued Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as secretary of HHS, and others, claiming that the...