Federal Judge Pauses Lawsuit Over Short-Term Plans Until Gov't Reopens

January 03, 2019
U.S. District Judge Richard Leon on Monday (Dec. 31) agreed to put on hold the lawsuit over the Trump administration’s short-term health plan rule until the government reopens, per the Department of Justice’s request. Leon’s order came just days after U.S. District Judge John Bates denied the government’s request to the pause suit over the final rule on association health plans. Both the AHP and short-term plans suits are being heard by the U.S. District Court for the District of...

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