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Texas and five other states are suing the federal government over how the government applied the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) health insurer fee to some of the carriers that run the states’ managed Medicaid and managed Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plans.

The states bringing the suit, State of Texas et al. vs. United States of America et al., say, in a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Civil Action Number 7:15-CV-001510O), that the court should exempt managed Medicaid and managed CHIP plans from the fee.

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