ACA Didn’t Alter Duty To Timely Administer State Programs, Court Says
(May 24, 2016, 12:12 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not relieve states of their obligation to comply with federal guidelines governing state-based health systems, a divided Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal panel held May 23 in affirming injunctive relief (Melissa Wilson, et al. v. Darin Gordon, et al., No. 14-6191, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 9374).
(Opinion available. Document #93-160525-025Z.)
Eleven applicants to TennCare, the Tennessee Medicare program, sued Darin Gordon, its director, Larry Martin, commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Finance...