West Virginia Lacks Standing In ACA Administrative Fix Challenge, Judge Says
(November 2, 2015, 2:26 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Virginia allegations arising from the administration’s decision allowing states power over enforcement of certain individual health insurance standards does not allege injury sufficient for standing, a federal judge in the District of Columbia held Oct. 30 (State of West Virginia v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, No. 14-1287, D. D.C.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147380).
(Opinion available. Document #93-151125-002Z.)
As part of the ACA, all nongrandfathered individual health insurance plans must meet eight federally mandated requirements.