Judge Denies DOJ Argument, Certifies Class Action For CSR Case

April 19, 2018
Federal Court of Claims Judge Margaret Sweeney on Tuesday (April 17) rejected the Justice Department's bid to block class action status in a lawsuit over the administration's decision to cut off cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers, instead certifying Common Ground Health Cooperative's case and requiring the government provide the plaintiff's a list of potential class members by May 18. The government said the case should not be deemed a class action suit since insurers' silver-loading to make up for the...

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