Defendants in a medical malpractice case may not rely on the Affordable Care Act to limit the claim for future medical expenses, a New Jersey judge has ruled.
Bergen County Superior Court Judge Robert Wilson, in an unpublished ruling issued Jan. 22, said possible contributions or reimbursements from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act cannot be taken into consideration when calculating future medical expenses since there is no guarantee that it will remain law into the future.
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