Parties Brief Jurisdiction In Case Claiming ACA Extended ERISA Protections

Mealey's (January 12, 2016, 1:22 PM EST) -- CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — Briefing wrapped up Jan. 8 over whether a federal judge in New York should exercise jurisdiction over a chiropractor’s claims against a county government employer. The action involves claims that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) extended benefit determination timing and content protections in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to nonfederal government employers (Raymond A. Semente, D.C., P.C. v. Empire Healthcare, et al., No. 14-5823, E.D. N.Y.).

(Response in opposition available. Document #93-160127-010B. Reply available. Document #93-160127-011B.)...
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