Anheuser Says Cigna OK'd $24M In Health Care Overcharges

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 2:24 PM EDT) -- Anheuser Busch Cos. Inc. lodged a suit against Cigna Corp. in Missouri federal court Wednesday, accusing the health insurance giant of violating ERISA by authorizing $24 million in excessive charges for employee insurance claims and illegally refusing to let the brewing company audit the claims data.

As the administrator of Anheuser Busch's health care plan, funded by the company and its employees, Cigna was paying “unusually high amounts of money” for certain claims in violation of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and in breach of...
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