District Court Judge G. Murray Snow (D. Ariz.) has issued an order setting the summary judgment briefing schedule in Coons v. Geithner, the case that, among other things, challenges the constitutionality of the ACA's Independent Payment Advisory Board (which will make recommendations to Congress concerning Medicare reimbursement). Here is the schedule:
* August 10: The United States's opposition to the Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and/or Cross Motion for summary Judgment is due (limited to 40 pages).
* August 29: Plaintiffs’ reply in support of their Motion for Partial Summary Judgment and/or opposition to defendants’ motion for summary judgment is due (limited to 30 pages).
* September 12, 2011: Defendants’ reply in support of their motion for summary judgment is due (limited to 20 pages).
You can access Judge Snow's order here.