Judge To Rule On Lawsuit Challenging State Health Exchange

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Updated: 5/20/2013 7:28 pm
A judge will rule as soon as possible on a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the legality of the state's new health benefits exchange.

Governor Steve Beshear said the exchange, which he created last year by executive order, would help uninsured Kentuckians arrange coverage under the Federal Affordable Care Act.

A tea party activist filed the lawsuit claiming Beshear created the exchange without the necessary legislative approval.

Attorneys for Beshear have asked that the lawsuit be dismissed.
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