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State District Court Judge Todd Hernandez ruled the documents should be made public.
The companies objected and Hernandez
instituted a 45-day stay of his
order to give the companies time to appeal his
The three insurance companies appealed to the 1st Circuit but Aetna
asked the appeal court to affirm Hernandez's ruling.
"The 1st Circuit issued an order basically saying that Judge Hernandez was not correct in issuing a 45-day stay," said state Department of Health and Hospitals general counsel Steve Russo.