Chiropractor Asks Judge To Reconsider Whether ACA Extended ERISA Protections

(January 4, 2016, 10:34 PM EST) -- CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends benefit determination timing and content protections in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) to government-sponsored plans, a chiropractor told a federal judge in New Jersey on Dec. 18 (Raymond A. Semente, D.C., P.C. v. Empire Healthcare, et al., No. 14-5823, D. N.J.).

(Memo in support available. Document #93-160127-001B.)

Chiropractor Raymond Semente provided out-of-network medical services to Suffolk County, Suffolk County Labor/Management Committee and the Employee Medical Health Plan of Suffolk County, as...
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