Hearing On Short-Term Plan Injunction Set For October 26; New Rule Goes Into Effect

By Amy Lotven / October 3, 2018 at 9:35 AM
A federal judge in DC on Tuesday (Oct. 2) scheduled a hearing for Oct. 26 on stakeholders' motion to immediately suspend the administration's short-term health plan rule. The plaintiffs filed the motion for preliminary injunction on Saturday (Sept. 28), arguing that the short-term health plan rule finalized in August is unlawful because it undermines the structure of the Affordable Care Act and irreparably harms the insurance market, among other reasons. Under the new federal rule, that went into effect Tuesday...

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