High Court Remands Case Involving Michigan Law Aimed At Raising Medicaid Revenue

Mealey's (March 8, 2016, 11:03 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on March 7 directed the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to reconsider its ruling that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act does not preempt a Michigan state law established to generate revenue necessary to fund the state’s obligations under Medicaid in light of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. (Self-Insurance Institute of America v. Rick Snyder, et al., No. 14-741, U.S. Sup.).


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