TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 28, 2015

Obama administration attorneys today urged a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law, but encountered plenty of skeptical questions, WRCB reports from the Associated Press. At issue in the case is some $175 billion the administration is paying health insurance companies over a decade to reimburse them for offering lowered rates for poor people. The House argues that Congress never specifically appropriated that money, and indeed denied an administration request for it.