Government Urges Court To Reserve Resources, Stay ACA Risk-Corridor Spat
Mealey's (July 14, 2017, 2:29 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nothing requires a judge to “wastefully and inefficiently” conduct proceedings in an insurer’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) risk-corridor action while an appeals court considers the exact same legal issues, the government told a federal judge July 12 (Health Net Inc. v. The United States of America, No. 16-1722, Fed. Clms.).
(Reply available. Document #93-170719-014B.)
As part of the ACA, Congress created the risk-corridor program. The risk-corridor program is part of a tripartite of programs (3R programs) designed to help stabilize...