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Clifford Barnes Quoted in “Lawyers Cast Doubt on Insurers’ ObamaCare Lawsuits”

The Hill

Clifford E. Barnes, a Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, and New York offices, was quoted in The Hill, in “Lawyers Cast Doubt on Insurers’ ObamaCare Lawsuits,” by Lauren Clason.

Following is an excerpt:

But while many of the struggling insurers have legitimate claims, lawyers say, that doesn’t mean they have a solid case.

“I think right now the government has a good argument that it’s not ripe,” Clifford Barnes, an attorney with Epstein Becker Green, told The Hill. “That’s going to forestall the lawsuits for a number of years, because they do have three years to pay. If I think about what a court will do, if they can put it off for another day, that’s what they’ll do.”