Judge Adopts Report Finding ACA Permits Private Enforcement Actions

Mealey's (January 13, 2016, 2:18 PM EST) -- DALLAS — There is no evidence that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) bars private rights of action, a federal judge in Texas held Jan. 12 in adopting a magistrate judge’s report (Nicholas D. Mosser v. Aetna Life Insurance Co. and eHealthInsurance Services Inc., No. 15-430, E.D. Texas; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3296).

(Order adopting Aetna report available. Document #93-160127-023Z. Opinion adopting eHealth report available. Document #93-160127-022Z.)

Nicholas D. Mosser began researching the details insurance policies on Dec. 30, 2014, in anticipation of replacing...
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