Jan 2

Federal Court Temporarily Halts California Dialysis Profits Law

by Healio Nephrology

A federal court in California has granted a preliminary injunction to prevent Assembly Bill 290, which is aimed at limiting dialysis provider profits and premium assistance, from taking effect.

“Considering both the likelihood that A.B. 290 will abridge plaintiffs’ constitutional rights and the extreme medical risks it poses to thousands of [end-stage renal disease] patients, the court finds it obvious that the public interest favors a preliminary injunction, and that the balance of the hardships tilts strongly in plaintiffs’ favor,” the court said in its ruling released Dec. 30.

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