HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has teamed up with attorney generals from California, Massachusetts, and Kentucky in challenging President Donald Trump’s elimination of the cost sharing reduction payments.
The complaint which will be filed in federal court in California claims Trump did not follow the law when he announced late Thursday night that the payments would stop.
The cost-sharing reduction payments help lower the co-payments, deductibles and co-insurance for low-income individuals. They are made on a monthly basis to insurance carriers participating in the exchanges.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said the president “can’t pick and choose which laws he chooses to follow.”
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