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WA AG joins lawsuit on health care


Last updated 10/20/2017 at 3:13pm

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today joined a multistate coalition in filing a lawsuit seeking to force the Trump administration to continue a key Affordable Care Act funding provision after the President announced on Thursday he would stop the payments.

The administration announced that it will unilaterally terminate cost-sharing reduction subsidies, a key subsidy designed to reduce out-of-pocket health care costs for low-income Americans. The lawsuit, filed today in California, asserts that the President’s decision to withhold the payments is illegal and unconstitutional. Fer...

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