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U.S. Supreme Court Holds Federal Government Accountable For ACA Promises - Government Practice News

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Posted on: Jun 18, 2020

From Barnes & Thornburg LLP:

Emphasizing federal responsibility for its public/private arrangements – in healthcare and beyond – the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Maine Community Health Options on April 27 that the United States would need to pay its $150 million liability to Illinois on behalf of defunct insurer Land of Lincoln Mutual Health, as well as three other insurers whose consolidated cases were heard after a four-year payment delay. Those cases involved Moda Health Plans and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Land of Lincoln Mutual Health Insurance Co., and Maine Community Health Options. Read more.

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