Aetna Seeks Dismissal Of Ob/Gyn Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 12:37 PM EST) -- Aetna Health Inc. has moved to dismiss as time-barred hundreds of claims from a suit in which a physicians group called Lone Star OB/GYN Associates alleges the insurer underpaid for services.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Aetna maintains that among a 285-page list of claims for which Lone Star allege Aetna failed to pay a proper rate, 90 pages deal with claims that are barred by the four-year statute of limitations on breach of contract...
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