Tag Archives: House v. Burwell
On May 22, 2017, the House of Representatives and the Department of Justice jointly asked the District of Columbia Court of Appeals to continue to hold House v. Price in abeyance. This would mean continued uncertainty for insurers and the marketplaces.
May 22, 2017
The administration has apparently reimbursed the insurers for February and will likely keep paying them until the matter is resolved.
February 21, 2017
On January 12, 2017, the D.C. Circuit denied two recipients of cost-sharing reduction payments the right to intervene in House v. Burwell, a challenge to reimbursement of insurers for those payments. The litigation is now in the hands of the Trump administration and the House.
January 13, 2017
On December 28, 2016, two shots were filed in quick succession in the battle over the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments.
December 29, 2016
As of December 19, the deadline for enrolling in coverage for January 1, 2017, 6,356,488 consumers were covered by plans selected on HealthCare.gov, HHS announced. Other developments included CBO blog posts discussing how that agency would evaluate coverage effects of ACA replacement proposals.
December 22, 2016
Court Stays Cost-Sharing Reduction Payment Case, Giving Control To New Administration And Congress (Updated)
A court has stayed proceedings until at least Feb. 21, 2017 in a case brought by the House of Reps. challenging government payments to insurers to reimburse them for reducing cost sharing for lower-income marketplace enrollees. The suit is now the new administration and Congress’s responsibility.
December 5, 2016
In light of the incoming new administration, the House is seeking to pause its litigation challenging cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers under the ACA. Simply stopping the payments could throw the individual insurance market into chaos, but a simple solution is available.
November 22, 2016
Today, November 1, the marketplaces opened for the 2017 open enrollment period. Other ACA-related developments include the filing of amicus briefs supporting the government in House v. Burwell.
November 1, 2016
On October 24, HHS and Treasury filed their initial brief in their appeal of House v. Burwell in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals. On the same date, Healthcare.gov opened for window shopping for 2017 plans and ASPE released a report on 2017 Marketplace health plan choice and premiums.
October 25, 2016
A new CMS provision on qualified health plans addresses concerns raised by House v. Burwell.
September 22, 2016